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I'm asked to translate a letter into English. The letter is about one company stating that my mom really works there.

How is this type of a letter called?

I would like to google for an exampe of a similar letter, but i don't know the right keywords.

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In the general sense, if the letter is a general letter from your mother's employer confirming that she works/worked there and that her work was satisfactory (or more than satisfactory), it would be termed as a reference (usually plural references). If, on the other hand, it literally confirms only the fact of her employment, and possibly the conditions of that employment, it would be a statement of employment or letter of employment.

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Thanks a lot. Statement of employment is exactly what i nedded. –  Andrey Dec 27 '11 at 12:50
    
@Andrey: Probably you cannot up vote. –  Kris Dec 27 '11 at 12:54
    
Sorry i didn't upvote before. Now the site doesn't let me do it.. –  Andrey Dec 27 '11 at 13:12

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