Business Letter Writing: Letters of Acknowledgment

Acknowledgement letter
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Letters of acknowledgment show the receipt of various items. The purpose of letters of acknowledgment is to provide proof that you have received specific documents or a specific type of request. Letters of acknowledgment are often used for anything involved in a legal process.

Useful Key Phrases

  • I hereby acknowledge the receipt of the following documents...
  • I am acknowledging receipt of...
  • It will be brought to his attention immediately upon his return.
  • If I may be of any assistance..., please do not hesitate to call.

Example Letters

Acknowledgment Of Receipt

[date] ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RECEIPT

I hereby acknowledge the receipt of the following documents from the firm of [firm]:

____________________________

[Signature of Client]

Acknowledgment Of Letter

Dear ______

Because ______ is out of the office for the next two weeks I am acknowledging receipt of your letter dated May 20, 2____. It will be brought to his attention immediately upon his return.

If I may be of any assistance during Mr. Jones' absence, please do not hesitate to call.

Yours Sincerely,

________

For further types of business letters, use this guide to different types of business letters to refine your skills for specific business purposes such as making inquiries, adjusting claims, writing cover letters and more.