After you have written down the date, you can move on to the body paragraph that contains your intention to apply for job. Things you would state include your objective of joining the company? How can you enhance company's productivity? What is your previous experience in the field you are applying for? What is your academic background and how it can help you in your job? Lastly you can list down basic skills and experiences that you have attained from previous jobs, if any.
"Letters of Intent, legally, are the worst of all worlds. Writing a letter of intent is not to be taken lightly. In law, you either have a contract or you don't. LOI's are the legal equivalent of "almost pregnant." Letters of Intent emphatically state that. They state that they are not formal agreements, and then often proceed to set forth agreed terms of the proposed transaction. Given this paradox, if the deal goes sour, one party can argue [in court] that those agreed_upon points were, in fact, agreed upon _ or, in fact, a binding contract. And, in some cases, furthermore, that the party relied on the LOI and has monetary damages based on such reliance."