2nd November, 1936.
Mr. W. Schevenels,
International Feneration of Trade Unions,
3, Avenue D'Orsay,
Scottish Medical Unit. Clothing etc
I am writing this letter to you although I have been trying for some considerable time to get you by telephone, and have failed to do so.
You are, no doubt, aware that a series of ambulance units have proceeded from Scotland to Spain and that they are at present in Madrid. I have had several applications for assistance from Sir Daniel Stevenson, who was responsible for raising the funds to maintain the ambulances. The Committee appears to be quite an independent body, not directly connected with our Movement in any way.
I think, however, they are doing good work in Spain and as far as I can gather, all their ambulances are with the Government forces. You will see in the "Daily Herald" of the 2nd November (page 2), an appeal for a new ambulance to replace one that has been destroyed by bombing on Friday last.
According to the letter of Sir Daniel Stevenson, these ambulances were sent out although the Committee had not the necessary money to finance