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Dear Prof. Hartman,

Dear Prof. Dore,

Thank you very much for letting me know about the result of my application.

or

Dear Prof. Hartman and Prof. Dore,

Thank you very much for letting me know about the result of my application.

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    "Dear Professors Hartman and Dove" – Robusto Aug 1 '19 at 15:13
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Once upon a time, when all professors were men, you could have begun your letter with the salutation "Gentlemen,". In my lifetime that was an acceptable salutation in a letter to a firm (a partnership or company comprising, it was presumed, men).

Obviously that does not work these days. But Hartmann and Dove are not a firm, which is in legal terms a distinct entity, and you therefore have to decide to whom you are writing. I suggest you write a letter to Prof. Hartmann, and in the final sentence of that letter say something like "I am sending a copy of this letter to Professor Dove, with my thanks to him also."

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