sent vs had sent

altiwife

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Are both sentences correct and possible?
1. I sent the letter by a messenger.
2. I had the letter sent by a messenger.

Thanks for your help.
 

emsr2d2

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They would both be more natural if you remove the indefinite article. Otherwise, they're both OK.
 
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