Item 205 - Letter from Thomas B. Whitson, Edinburgh to Patrick Geddes

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GB 249 T-GED/7/9/205


Letter from Thomas B. Whitson, Edinburgh to Patrick Geddes


  • 16 July 1894 (Creation)

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2 pp.

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  • Chartered accountant.
  • Chairman of Town and Gown Association.
  • Lord Provost of Edinburgh, 1929-1932.

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Relates to finance of unspecified scheme of Patrick Geddes. He thinks Geddes is wrong to hint to Mr. Roxburgh at subscribing to the 'Ramsay Lane syndicate' and mentions dealings with Mrs. Whyte, Stevenson and Lord McLaren.

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  • English

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