GREAT BRITAIN: MacRobert's Reply

Rachel Workman MacRobert was born American—in Worcester, Mass.—but marriage to a Scottish laird made her a loyal Briton by more than simple law. Her husband was Sir Alexander MacRobert, baronet and laird of Douneside and Cromar, Aberdeenshire, one of that band of hardy Scots who went forth to build the Empire, making Scotland proud and England great. When he died in 1922, he left a million-dollar estate; Lady MacRobert herself became a director of the British India Corp. Ltd., which he had founded.

Their eldest son, Sir Alisdair, took over his father's job as head of B.I.C. Two years later...

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