The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 57
Wellington, N.Z., January 13, 1885
January 13, 1885.
Dear Mr. Irving,—I have the pleasure to own receipt of yours, dated 20th ultimo; and note your intention to visit the Old Country.
In doing so, I feel sure whatever obligations you undertake will be honourably fulfilled to the satisfaction of all concerned; as such, if my name will be of use to you as a reference, you have full permission to use it.
Trusting you will be successful in forming a party, have a pleasant visit home, and safe return, I am, dear Mr. Irving, yours faithfully,
Geo. S. Graham,Director Government Life Assurance Association of New Zealand, late General Manager Colonial Insurance Co. Formerly Inspector of the Norwich Union Fire Society. District Grand Master of Freemasons, Auckland, E.C. Chairman of Fire and Marine Underwriters' Association, &c.
M. M. Irving,Esq., Sydney.