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Glasgow, 85 Dunn Street, Sir William Arrol's Works Long service (50 years), presentation casket and scroll, presented to Sir John Hunter KBE, by the employees of Sir William Arrol & Co Ltd., April 193 ...

SC 1493336

Description Glasgow, 85 Dunn Street, Sir William Arrol's Works Long service (50 years), presentation casket and scroll, presented to Sir John Hunter KBE, by the employees of Sir William Arrol & Co Ltd., April 1936. S12 View of scroll. Scroll reads: 'Sir John Hunter KBE', 'For over fifty years you have taken such an active interest in the firm of Sir William Arrol & Co. Limited, that it is with feelings of genuine sorrow and regret the employees learn of your resignation from the position of Chairman', 'They trust that the release from the arduous duties of this office will result in improved health and that you may have many years of useful service enabling you to continue your valued and pleasant associations with the Company', 'You have been held in the highest esteem by employees of all ranks, and they appreciate the useful part you have played for years in developing the Company and maintaining it in the high position it occupies in the engineering world', 'In these recent years when industrial difficulties called for courage and resource of the highest order you never spared yourself and the Company's present position is the result of your wise leadership', 'They recall with pride that your organising talents were utilised with outstanding success by the country during the Great War, and that among the many distinctions conferred upon you was his late Majesty's honour of Knighthood', 'They remember with gratitude the kindly and generous interest which you and Lady Hunter have shown in the personal welfare of all employees, and in the wellbeing of those now retired, who have served the Company faithfully in the past', 'They realise that in all your labours she has been your constant friend and adviser, and in giving you this casket the employees hope that the future may hold for both many years of happy companionship', 'April 1936'. Insc verso: 'S12'.

Date 4/1936

Collection Sir William Arrol

Catalogue Number SC 1493336

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of D 4477

Accession Number 1987/2

External Reference S12

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/1493336

File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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Collection Level (551 248) Records of Sir William Arrol and Company Ltd, civil engineers, Glasgow, Scotland

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