The correct salutation on a cover letter should always include the word "Dear" followed by the contact person to whom the letter is addressed. This should be followed by either a comma or a colon, then a blank line and t... More » Education Writing

To write an appeal, address the letter to the person overseeing the appeal process, provide a salutation and outline the reasons for the appeal request in the body of the letter, recommends San Diego State University Off... More » Education Writing

The letter sender's name and address, date, letter recipient's name and address, and salutation are all put at the head of a letter before beginning the body. The date format includes the day, month and year and correspo... More » Education Writing
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