Telegrams: "Stevenson, Cleveden, Glasgow"
Telephone: West 2470
Scottish Ambulance Unit in Spain
Commandant : Miss Fernanda Jacobsen, O.B.E.
Chairman: Sir Daniel Stevenson. Bart.. LL.D.
Committee: Ishbel, Marchioness of Aberdeen and Temair, G.B.E. The Countess of Oxford and Asquith. Sir Henry Ballantyne William Black. Esq. The Right Hon. The Lord Provost, P. J. Dollan, Esq. Bailie Elger A. Forrester-Paton, Esq. The Hon. Mrs. Forrester-Paton Professor and Mrs. Glaister Sir Thomas and Lady Glen-Coats Mrs. John M. Hogg, Lenzie Miss Fernanda Jacobsen, O.B.E. Sir John Mann. K.B.E. Sir David Mason, LL.D. David Perry, Esq. Sir Andrew H. Pettigrew, LL.D. Ralph Risk, Esq., M.C. The Rt. Hon. Sir Archibald Sinclair, Bart. M.P. Lady Swan. Professor Walton. Lady Wilson. Mrs. Raynes.
Secretary : Mrs. Cameron.
In affiliation with
The National Joint Committee for Spanish Relief,
Chairman: The Duchess of Atholl, D.B.E., LL.D.
Vice-Chairmen: The Earl of Listowel Miss Eleanor Rathbone, M.P.
Hon. Treasurer: Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, P.C., K.C.
Hon Secretaries: Mr. D.R. Grenfell, M.P. Capt. J.R.J. Macnamara, M.P. Mr. Wilfrid Roberts, M.P.
3rd May, 1939.
Dear Sir Walter,
I have just received your letter of yesterday. I hope I have not shown myself ungrateful for all you did for us at the beginning but none of us dreamt that the War was going to last 3 years. Many prophesied a few months; for my own part I was quite sure it would be over within a year and it certainly would have been but for the ridiculous shillyshallying of our Government.
My outlays for equipment, foodstuff's and medical stores since August 1936 amount to £21,436. Subscriptions till date are £19,076. We are therefore in debt £2,360, which I hope your Committee will make good to us. The deficit was as high as £3,000 but fully £600 subscriptions have since been received; they have practically ceased coming now.
The Secretaries of the Trades Union branches distinctly told us that their contributions had, in accordance with practice, been sent to you for redistribution.
Sir Walter Citrine, K.B.E.,
Trades Union Congress,