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Enamel badge LOCB 1913.jpg
Enamel badge with letters L.O.C.B., 1913, and inscribed 'M. A. Dent' on back

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Small printed booklet with dates of events for the year and names of office-bearers.

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Framed charcoal portrait of Arthur Dent. Signed Ginsbury.

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[letterhead: The Town Council of the Burgh of Kirkintilloch - Hall and Park and Garden Committee - Convener Bailie Gibson J.P.]
Municipal Pictures, Town Hall, December 25th 1917
Messrs. The Newcastle Film Supply
Dear Sirs,
It is but…

[extract] My dear Macnair Just a word – if you value your reputation as an agent don’t for God’s sake book The Three Nelsons for in sketches or want of real histrionic talent they Are The Limit. I have your wire stating you can’t fix up an artist for…

Letter explaining that he had kept the Three Nelsons on at reduced rate, because programme could not sustain solo vocalist. Also questioning carriages and note on hiring from Green's:'I am showing in arrangement with Messrs Greens Glasgow The Trey of…

My dear Macnair

Again - please excuse brevity. My governor has been in Glasgow and he apparently met some variety agent who suggested running a film and variety agency but - although he likes the idea - and indeed has thought on this idea for…

Letter protesting about carriage rates for topical - if they can only be sent carriage forward, Mann will refuse delivery.

My dear Macnair Your letter dated Aug 25th just to hand. Previous to its receipt I had wired you regarding the Trey of Hearts and in further explanation thereof I beg to inform you that at the present time I get all my programme from Greens, Glasgow.…

My dear Macnair

In explanation of my wire of today, evidently Green's had smelt a rat as they sent me a wire stating they would not supply me with programmes on and after Sept. 13th. I however threatened them with legal proceedings with regard to…

Dear Sirs

I am in receipt of yours of the 2nd inst., in answer to my wires and note that you are unable to supply me with the Trey of Hearts. I also note that you have forwarded me an offered list of what you could do for the 13th week commencing,…

Dear Sirs

I have today received yours of the 3rd inst. Together with offered (now confirmed) list for the 13th week commencing - for which many thanks. I note that you do not think you…

Letter enquiring about availability for hire of The Black Box, a serial, for exhibition in Lerwick.

Dear Sir,

Enclosed please find statement of returns for week ending July 31st.

We are down considerably this week owing no doubt to the loss of 170 R.N.R. men who left Lerwick recently – also I may mention the weather has been very fine this…

Dear Sir

Enclosed please find statement of returns for week ending Aug. 7th.

Contrary to our programme enclosed herewith, I have retained - at the eleventh hour - the Nelson Sketch Coy for another four days at however a reduced price viz £4 for…

Dear Sir

Enclosed please find statement of returns for week ending Aug 28th. To-night and for three days we have a strong opposition show with the Military Tattoo as advertised in the War Specials - as practically all R.N.R. men will have to take…

Asking for fewer posters as ‘this being a small town’, they don’t need so many. Also ordering The Trey of Hearts serial.

Dear Sirs

I have to advise having today received my programme for this week - but no posters. Some of these films are substitutes for the one's [sic] listed and while - these unfortunately not being filled - I have nothing to say as regards the…

Letter expressing interest in the Fair Gay Gordons:

'their terms however are considerably more than I am prepared to give. I don’t know at the time of writing whether Macnair has anything in view for me for the 27th week, but if your friends come…

Ordering five gallon drum of Jeyes Fluid for sanitation.
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