Reference Letter from Dr J Forrest to Dr W H Forrest (1818)
Mr. W. H. Forrest
Student in Medicine
[Sealed with wax. Signet shows a single tree with the motto "Vivant dum Virent" and initials JF below. Paper embossed with a crown above "BATH".]
Whilst, in compliance with your request, we hereby certify, that you served an apprenticeship with us above three years, we reckon ourselves in justice bound to add, that we had occasion to observe your diligence and readiness to seize various opportunities to improving in your profession.
11 Nov 1818
To Mr. Wm. H. Forrest