I'm writing my first letter with LaTeX, and I need some help:

  1. I need to put the address of the sender on the upper left side of the page.
  2. Put my name in the lower right part of the page.
  3. I would like to have the date immediately under the receiver name, separated with some space. Can someone help me?

\begin{letter}{Name \\ Of \\ Receiver}

\closing{Best regards,}

1 Answer 1


Since the letter style seems fairly elementary and you're merely concerned with the layout, I would suggest going with a standard article document class, and set the document according to your requirements as-is. This avoid fiddling with length and alignment settings that may be obscure for a non-user of the particular document class in question:

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\usepackage{lipsum}% http://ctan.org/pkg/lipsum
\pagestyle{empty}% No page number
\setlength{\parindent}{0pt}% No paragraph indent
% Sender address
  1234-56 Random Rd \\
  Randomville, 78901 \\


Random Person,% Recipient


\today% Date


\lipsum[1-3]% Beautiful letter

  Best regards, \\ \\ \\
  Random Randofsky

More detail about the layout can be added, of course.

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