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This file shows a brief and simple template of reference letter. It is so common that can be used in many occasions. The template provides detailed instruction on contents of each paragraph, which provides a formal and professional format of reference letter. Writing the contents according to the instructions and you will get a professional reference letter. You can download it for free and take it as an outline to start your writing.

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[Your Name]
[Street Address]
[City, St Zip]
[Optional – Email Address]
[Todays Date]
[Name of Recipient]
[City, St Zip]
Dear [Name of Recipient]:
[Short introduction paragraph – include a brief statement about who you are and the purpose of
the letter]
[Provide details and facts about your relationship to the person being recommended as well as
facts about the individual including positions, employment dates and responsibilities.]
[Provide a statement about whether or not the individual is qualified or recommended by you.]
[Provide examples that support your recommendation.]
[Close the letter by summarizing your recommendation and stating whether you would be
willing to further communicate with the recipient.]
Sincerely (or Respectfully Yours)
(Sign here for letters sent by mail or fax)
[Typed Name]
[Title – if applicable]
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