The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 31
Lybster, October 28th, 1859
October 28th, 1859.
We, the undersigned, beg to certify that the bearer, Mr. Wm. B. Mackay taught for nearly four years preceding October last; that the school B. Mackay taught the Free Church Congregational School, Lyster under Government inspection during the whole of that time; and that the reports of H.M. Inspector were always most favorable. The school was most numerously attended, and all the ordinary branches of a sound commercial and classical education were taught with diligence and success.
Mr. Mackay conducted himself in all respects so as to secure the progress and the affection of his pupils, and the respect and gratitude of the parents, and of all others interested in the prosperity of the school.
(Signed) John Mackay, AM., Minister.
Alex. Mowat, Bank Agent.
Jas. Sutherland, Fishcurer.
James Bain, Fishcurer.