Historical information

W.H.C. Darvall was a solicitor; ha became the Honoray Secretary of the Mission in 1895. Interested in libraires and archives, he kept a scrapbook of the events organised at the Mission during his time. He also wrote an Epitomised History.
Hugh Reid ws a member of the Harbour Trust, the Sailors' Home and the Mission.


This letter of recommandation shows that W.H.C. Darvall was highly respected.

Physical description

Typewritten letter in purple ink onto creamy colour paper with The Victorian Seamen's Mission, Institute & Rests letterhead.