|1935 Drawing of Jimmy Guthrie by Jock Leyden|
-SG- David Crawford from Northern Ireland (author of the Stanley Woods biography) has recently sent in this attachment regarding Jock Leyden and Jimmy Guthrie. Jimmy Guthrie needs no introduction to site visitors and doubtless many will be familiar with the works of artist / cartoonist / writer Jock Leyden which appeared for many years in the UK motorcycling magazines. David writes:
|Jock Leyden in his office holding the Guthrie letter|
"Please find attached a photo of the late Jock Leyden, holding a letter from Jimmy Guthrie dated 9th October 1936. A & J Guthrie Automobile Engineers of Hawick in the lowlands of Scotland was a partnership between Jimmy and his brother Archie until Jimmy's death in 1937.
|Transcript of the letter from Guthrie|