This letter was probably written when Alexina Weir left her post as an analytical chemist with Bilsland's Bakery to get married. The author apologises for not having managed to see Miss Weir before she left, and extends his or her best wishes and sincere thanks for all her efforts in the laboratory: 'We valued your work very much indeed, as it was always so thoroughly and conscientiously done, and I know how much the Managers in the Production Departments appreciated your work for them. In recent years the lab. has been increasingly useful in solving problems and maintaining regularity, and Mr. Harrow tells me that you have been most useful in this development.'
Certificate number C 4749. In order to procure this certificate of fitness, Alexina Weir presented the following certificates of qualification to the Entrance Board: English (Higher grade); Mathematics (Higher grade); French (Higher grade); Science (Chemistry and Physics - Higher grade); Dynamics (Pass); Leaving Certificate, Scottish Education Department.
Bearing that Alexina Hossack Weir has been awarded the degree of Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours. The certificate also names the individual subjects in which she obtained passes. Impressed with the seal of the University.
Bearing that Alexina Hossack Weir has been awarded the Diploma in Chemistry with Distinction and has been admitted as an Associate of the College. The seal of the College is attached. With original presentation tube.
Scottish Universities Entrance Board certificate of fitness to enter upon a course qualifying for graduation in any Faculty in a Scottish University; Royal Technical College class certificates and Diploma in Chemistry; University of Glasgow examination certificates and degree parchment; letter from [ ] Bilsland, Office of the District Commissioner for Civil Defence, Glasgow, conveying best wishes to Miss Weir for her future happiness and thanks for all her work in the laboratory.