TEDDER (Sir Arthur John, 1851-1931, Civil Servant)

Autograph Letter Signed to 'My dear Anderson', (Sir John ANDERSON, 1882-1958, from 1952 1st Viscount Waverley), sending "congratulations on your appointment to succeed Fisher", (Commander Sir Thomas Fisher, 1883-1925), as Secretary, Ministry of Shipping, "I wish you every possible success at Som[erset] House. Your experience of public affairs during the past 10 years has indeed been abnormal" and wondering if he may "undertake still more important work" in the future, 1 side 8vo., Windlehurst, Hemyock, Cullompton, Devon, 18th August

Sir Arthur entered the Inland Revenue in 1871 and remained in Crown service all his life. He was responsible for organizing the machinery of the Old Age Pension Scheme.

Item Date:  1917

Stock No:  13384      £20

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