Holding Order Because Of Past Credit Problem

(your name, street

city, state, zip)





city, state, zip)


Dear ____ (name):


Thank you for sending us your order of _____, l9___ (date) for ______ (company's) _____ (product).  As you may recall, we had a great deal of difficulty collecting payment for your last purchase.  As a matter of fact, your account had to be turned over to _____ (name of collection agency).

Of course, we know that times and conditions change and, therefore, we should not be concerned.  However, we would appreciate your sending us a few current credit references and a recent statement of your financial condition.

If you are in a hurry for the ____ (product), please send us a check for ____ (amount of money).  We will then promptly deliver your ____ (product).

Thank you again for considering us and we look forward to hearing from you soon.



Cordially yours,