CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/2/307
TitleLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws to her parents, Robert and Maggie Laws
Date27 July 1919
Extent4 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws, Aviemore, Crieff, to her parents, asking for discretion in letting details of her letters get back to Aunt Amy, who wishes now to remain in Crieff, arguments over possible accommodation for her, she 'has as little taste in lodgings as in dress', arguments over their daily walk, meeting with Miss Wood and Mrs. Somerville, whose neice is a doctor from Salonica, Aunt Amy forbids interference in her arrangements, the physical effects on Amelia of Aunt Amy's tirades, they must live apart, not much visiting in Crieff, even amongst the clergy, to Uncle's surprise, sermon by Mr. Coutts of St. Peter's and St. George's Church, Glasgow, Amelia no longer wants to reside in Scotland, Aunt Amy's new address, and description of the lodgings with costs, intended visit to Mrs. W.A. Campbell at Gryffe Castle in September, hoping for work in northern France because of the cooler climate, and wondering about Alsace-Lorraine because she speaks German, which would be convenient and have a good musical tradition, drive to Drummond Castle, which is closed during the Dundee Holiday because of rowdiness.
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