|Title:||Post-Master General, London to F. Park, Stewartstown|
|Collection||Irish Emigration Database|
|Sender Occupation||secretary at General Post|
|Destination||Stewartstown, Co. Tyrone, N.Ireland|
|Source||D.1819/9: Presented by Samuel Park, Esq., The Square, Stewartstown, County Tyrone|
|Archive||Public Record Office Northern Ireland|
|Log||Action By Date Document added by B.W. 20:12:1993|
|Transcript||General Post Office, London,|
23rd Feby [February?] 1877
The Postmaster-General having been pleased
to nominate you to the situation of Post Messenger
Stewartstown to Arboe [Ardboe?]
on the recommendation of Captain
Honble [honourable?] Henry L. Corry M.P. [Member of
Parliament?] I request you will immediately furnish the
Postmaster of Dungannon
with your address, in order that you may receive
instructions as to your examination.
It is desirable that you should not relinquish
any employment you may now have, until the result of
the examination has been communicated to you.
If you had not had the Small Pox or been
vaccinated recently, it will be necessary for you to be
re-vaccinated at once.
I annex a statement of the qualifications
indispensable for this appointment
Your obedient Servant,
F. M'Laugton. [McLaugton?]
Qualifications required of Candidates for the
appointment of Royal Post Messenger.
To write their own Name and Address.
To read directions of Letters with facility.
To add a few figures together.
Candidates under 16 or above 35 years of
age will not be appointed, Army Pensioners
excepted, who are eligible up to 45.