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How should these sentences be constructed?

Hi,

I often find myself unsure of which way to write the following sentences:

Example 1

I received a call from Mr Smith telling me to move my car.

I received a call from Mr Smith who told me to move my car.

Example 2

I refer to your letter that demanded payment of $100.00 within seven days.

I refer to your letter demanding payment of $100.00 within seven days.

I am not particularly familiar with tenses, and I think the answer lies there? Any guidance would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your help.

Cheers

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