Edwin Scrymgeour Collection Box 8

Scope and Content

Papers of Edwin Scrymgeour (E.S.) including:

Booklet consisting of print of two letters sent from E.S. to Lord Advocate seeking disqualification of lawyer councillors from acting as agents in Licensing Court on behalf of those seeking licences,

Election Notice for John Forgan and John McGillivray at Auchtermuchty, 25 Oct 1909

Election Notice for Rob. Stewart, Communist candidate, Dundee, 29th October 1924

Postcard from J. Henderson, Glasgow - "September Prohibitionist all sold out .....
Have had very fine meetings here", 20th Sep 1908

Correspondence with Peter Watson, 169 Hilltown, Dundee, concerning his decision to resign from official service to Scottish Prohibition Party*; refers to acrimonious dispute with E.S. and to Glasgow resolution of 1920 which called on E.S. to resign from municipal affairs; P.W. refers to "the vicious, misrepresentative and contemptible nature against which I have so often been warned ......", 1921

* P.W. had been appointed Assistant Organising Secretary after Glasgow resolution passed

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