Request Genealogical Information from an Institution
(Your Street Address)
(Your City, State and Zip Code)
(Name of Institution)
(Street Address of Institution)
(City, State and Zip Code)
Dear Sir or Madam:
I am currently researching my family and need a copy of a (record type) for (full name of person), my (your relationship to this person, such as mother or great-grandfather). The (name of event, such as birth or death) took place on (date, or approximate date) in (town, county, state of event). This individual's parents' names were (parents' names, if you know them).
I have enclosed a check for the copying fee and a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Thank you for your attention to my request.