Soup Ladle, George IV, by John McKay – Edinburgh 1827, made from sterling silver. Crest and Motto “Ora et Labora” – Pray and Work for Ramsay of Dalhousie. The 9th Earl of Dalhousie, George Ramsay, was Lt. Governor of Nova Scotia and then Governor of Canada from 1819 to 1828. He established Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS.