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    when we write to party A, can we use " further to " in the following situation :

    Further to the appeal letters to Mr B, I am pleased to enclose the reply from Mr B to you ( Mr A )

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    Re: sentence

    Correct usage would be

    Pursuant to the appeal letters to Mr B, I am pleased to enclose...


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    Re: sentence

    In the UK, "Further to the matter in hand" would be quite normal usage. Pursuant is awfully formalistic and legalistic.

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