Letter of recommendation

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LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION, com. law. An instrument given by one person to another, addressed to a third, in which the bearer is represented as worthy of credit. 1 Bell's Com. 371, 6th, ed.; 9 T. R. 51; 7 Cranch, Rep. 69; Fell on Guar. c. 8; 6 Johns. R. 181; 13 Johns. R. 224; 1 Day's Cas. Er. 22; and the article Recommendation.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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I took up the letter of recommendation from the floor.
In the letter from his parents was enclosed a letter of recommendation to Bagration which the old countess at Anna Mikhaylovna's advice had obtained through an acquaintance and sent to her son, asking him to take it to its destination and make use of it.
By good luck I had a letter of recommendation from the government of Buenos Ayres [5] to the commandant of Patagones.
The proportion of standout adjectives used by male recommenders was .61%, and by female recommenders .54%, which represents a 13% increase from 2.16 to 2.44 words in a 400-word letter of recommendation.
However, Department employees can officially sign a letter of recommendation when being asked for an employment recommendation or character reference based on personal knowledge of the ability or character of an individual with whom the employee has dealt in the course of his or her federal employment or whom he or she is recommending for federal employment.
He also instructed anyone who received a letter of recommendation to "please reply to the sender that all letters of recommendations should be submitted through the established campus process."
Claire attended various educational establishments, including the Professional Performing Arts School; director Oliver Stone wrote her a letter of recommendation to Yale University.
If you can use a letter of recommendation to endorse a staff member's hard work at camp and help translate it for someone on the outside to understand, it is one of the greatest services you can give to your staff member.
"If you have a paralegal in your firm or corporation who you believe is deserving of this honor, I am inviting you to please submit a letter of recommendation nominating your paralegal for this award," said CFPA President Leslie Brown,
Verteco has been awarded a letter of recommendation by DEWA, recognising the water efficiency parameters of its waterless urinal system.
Goshen College, Goshen, IN 46526: a two- or three-page summary of the project stating its significance to the field of Anabaptist-Mennonite history, a budget of anticipated expenses, a vitae, and one letter of recommendation. All applicants must be members of the Mennonite Historical Society.