All Purpose Complimentary Letter

Write this type of letter for any situation in which you are communicating complimentary information to the letter recipient. You will likely need to modify this letter sample at least somewhat so that it most closely matches what you want to communicate. Include in your letter any pertinent details. Fill in the blank areas in the letter sample included here, and remove the blank lines from your letter. Information in brackets in the sample letter provides further instructions and prompts for you; delete this information before sending your letter.

[Your letterhead, if desired; if not, your return address]

[Date of letter-month, day, and year]

[Recipient's first and last names]
[Company name]
[Street or P.O. box address]
[City, State ZIP code]

Dear [recipient's name]:

I am writing to you today to ______________________ [reason for writing-mention the specific compliment, such as complimenting someone on excellent quality work, etc.]. This ___________________ [mention further details pertaining to the compliment] on __________________________ [include all pertinent details].

Please ___________________ [action item-accept my most sincere gratitude, etc.]. Know that I truly appreciate you, and that, as I said, I am extending to you my sincere compliments.




[Sender's first and last names]