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    Post Letter to dignitary

    I'm writing a formal letter to a dignitary and need help addressing it. I know that the dignitary's title must be included in the address line but how about the directive portion of the letter? Example:

    Mayor Ray Nagin
    Address XXXX
    City, Stater Zip

    Dear Mayor Ray Nagin,

    or should it be

    Mayor Ray Nagin
    Address XXXX
    City, Stater Zip

    Dear Mr Ray Nagin,

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    Re: Letter to dignitary

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I'm writing a formal letter to a dignitary and need help addressing it. I know that the dignitary's title must be included in the address line but how about the directive portion of the letter? Example:

    Mayor Ray Nagin
    Address XXXX
    City, Stater Zip

    Dear Mayor Ray Nagin, Dear Mr Nagin OR Dear Mayor

    or should it be

    Mayor Ray Nagin
    Address XXXX
    City, Stater Zip

    Dear Mr Ray Nagin,
    ..

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