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I always see "Thank you for your letter of even date", but what is the meaning of "even date"? Could anyone help me? Thank you!
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It means that the response is being drafted on the date that it is received. For instance: If i received a notice on September 2, 2010, and I responded to that notice on the same day, I would say: "Regarding your notice I received on this even date..."
When I first saw this post, I thought it might be a poor translation from a French sentence. Même can mean "same,""even" or "very", depending on its position. I thought perhaps this might have been "the very date" in the original.

He arrived on the same day she did; he arrived on that very day; even the monkeys were upset by the earthquake.

I'm still wondering.
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It means, thank you for your letter dated today.
It means "today". If I thank you for your letter of even date, it means thanks for the letter dated today. I don't know the origin, or why that terminology is used.
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i would mean on the same day!
It means same date.Both letters have the same date, i.e the first letter and the letter in response to it.
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It simply means, 'of today's date.'
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"Letter of even date" refers to the letter you received on the day you are writing the reply to it.

For example, when you are writing a reply, referring to a letter dated November 8, 2011, on the same day, that is "November 8, 2011," you can use the expression "further to your letter of even date."