CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/2/12
TitleLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws to her relatives
Date8 March 1914
Extent2 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws, Bergstrasse 33, Dresden, Germany, to her relatives, regarding visit to Blanket Bay and catching cold and influenza from the maid; she looked after Aunt at first, then Aunt improved and looked after her; Olga the maid's illness has highlighted how well she ran the establishment; domestic service is slavery; dangers of the pension's semi-spiral staircase and other domestic hazards; good income from running a pension; Frau Oeser to take a drive through Italy in a motor car; her daughters are always noisy on a Sunday night; she did little for Aunt when she was ill; Uncle's letter tells of the Lovells' visit, but they were to leave for Mentone; Mr. Sutherland has influenza; Muston's journey to Egypt had to be postponed because of neuralgia brought on by a visit to the Waldensian church; Mrs. Walker is pestering Uncle about the Bible Society meeting; poor donations from visitors to the church, who, amongst other things, expect ministers to sign and witness papers for nothing, a service for which the consulate charges a fee; Mr. Robertson is gone to Australia; Mr. Minto of Cannes has been very ill; Mrs. Campbell has sent a book; her husband is not over his fall and they are staying at Callander.
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