The certificate kept in this document holder is from the Sabaragamuwa Planters Association and was delivered to George Brown as a recognition of his "long and valuable services to this association". It is dated April 1926 and was made in Ratnapura.
George Brown was chairman of the Planters Association of Ceylon. He contributed to the introduction of S.E.N. Nicholas, Planter's Handbook, Labour in Ceylon, Colombo 1926. His words were reported briefly in the Social and Personal column of the Straight Times , 21 October 1926, p.8 (http://newspapers.nl.sg/Digitised/Page/straitstimes19261021-1.1.8.aspx )