A sample letter to a Polish parish

This is a sample letter to the pastor of a Catholic parish in Poland. The contents are translated using simple text with additional comments shown in italics.

Chicago, on Jan. 27th, 1997

 Dear Reverend Father,

 I would like to obtain the certificate of baptism for the following person:

 Name: Marianna Kowalczyk

 Date of baptism: Mar. 17th, 1867

 Enclosed is a donation for your church and to cover the cost of postage. Thank you for your help.

 Yours sincerely,

 /Signature/


Words to be substituted for "baptism" in the letter (death, etc.) are provided.

Please pay strict attention to the Polish diacritical marks!


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