1234, Main Street
Boston, MA 02123
04 April, 2005
<Recipient Address Goes Here>
Re: Collections Account No. <account number>
Enclosed please find my check number <check number> in the amount of <$amount> representing payment in full on the above-referenced account. I would appreciate receiving a receipt or letter from you indicating that this debt has now been satisfied and no further payments are due.
I would also request that you update my credit report with the information that this account has been closed and paid in full.
Thank you for your assistance in this matter. I look forward to hearing from you.
encl: <List of enclosed items goes here>