Letter

Scope and Content

From the [Dublin Methodist Society] to [John and Mary Fletcher] expressing gratitude for their kindness in accepting the invitation to visit Dublin. Spiritual matters are discussed.

Reference is made to the great generosity of the Fletchers, during their visit, in donating twenty-five guineas for the relief of the sick poor.

The Dublin Methodists will pray for the continued prosperity of the Fletchers' work and ask that they themselves be remembered in prayer. There follows a list of approximately one hundred and seventy names of Dublin Methodists.

From John and Mary Fletcher to the Dublin Methodist Society.

Addressed to the 'dear brethren who after kindly inviting John & Mary Fletcher patiently bearing with them & their infirmities, & entertaining them in the most hospitable Christian manner…we had felt shame enough under the sense of your kindness & patience towards us - & of our unprofitability towards you when at in Dublin. YOU need not to have added to our shame by the new token of your love…WE are endebted to YOU dear brethren…' Spiritual matters are discussed in detail.