This letter thanks an employer or teacher for a positive job or college recommendation.
1234, Main Street
Boston, MA 02123
04 April, 2005
<Recipient Address Goes Here>
I just wanted to drop you a line and express my sincere thanks for the glowing recommendation you wrote to <recipient> on my behalf. It seems that I <situation with job or school>, and I am certain that your recommendation had a lot to do with that.
I will try to make full use of the many lessons I learned from you in this new opportunity. Thanks again for everything, and I wish you only the best of luck.
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