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Writing Rules: Capitalizing Salutations and Closings in Letters

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Capitalize the first and all major words in the salutation of a letter, but only the first word in the complimentary closing.

Dear Sherry,
Dear Production Manager:
Dear Sir or Madam:
Best wishes,
Sincerely yours,

(From Write for Business, page 205, and Proofreader's Guide PDF, page 17)