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The Martin Family of Newcastle County Down

Letters found in a wall

Introduction Letter 1
Letter 1a
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Letter 21
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Letter 29
Letter 30
Letter 31
Letter 32
Letter 33
Letter 34
Letter 35

Letter 22

8th April


Mr William Christy has been known to me from childhood In school in church at home he has been continually passing under my observation I believe him to be honest upright and straightforward in his actions and worthy of being trusted even in matters of importance - From the testimony of his teachers I believe he will make an extreme excellant man of business and from the character of your firm I shall be extremely glad to hear of his engagement

I am Gentlemen

yours very sincerely

George Ambrose

(written beside and below the above letter)

The Inspecting Commander RN? Coast Guard Newcastle Co Down Ireland Having made the necessary inquiries into your character and abilities we acknowledge the same(?).. to you ? so far satisfactory. We desire however before proceeding further in the matter to see you personally on Wednesday first at our office here at 2 pm to talk over some matters that cannot conveniently be written G.A G.A G.A G.A G.A (??)