Letter from Courtney Morgan requesting funds for YMCA Wales

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The Morgan family were keen supporters of local initiatives for the youth of Newport. In 1919 Godfrey Morgan had offered land to the YMCA in Bassaleg for use as a sports filed, and the Tredegar Estate Office had made arrangements with the YMCA to purchase a suitable war surplice hut for a pavilion. In his book ‘The History and Diary of the Newport YMCA. 1869 to 1990’, (ISBN 0 907143 16 4), Ernest J.Bakewell, available from Newport Reference Library, he reflects on the work of the YMCA. In this letter written by Courtenay Morgan, Lord Tredegar – Courtenay is appealing for funds for the organisation. 

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