Congratulations on Article
[DATE, ex. Wednesday, June 11, 1998]
[NAME, COMPANY AND ADDRESS, ex.
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Anycity, Anystate 85245]
Dear [NAME, ex. John Smith],
I very much enjoyed reading your article, [TITLE, ex. “The Application of Statistical Techniques in Manufacturing Management”], in [PUBLICATIONS, ex. Management Weekly]. [MENTION A POINT ON WHICH YOU AGREE WITH AUTHOR, ex. I indeed agree with you that X-bar charting techniques are key in determining when a manufacturing process is malfunctioning.]
Allow me this opportunity to congratulate you on this publication. It is an honor to know a person whose work has been recognized this respectable [magazine / newspaper / publication, etc.].
[YOUR NAME, ex. Jill Jones]