CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/1/20
TitleLetter from Maggie Gray to Robert Laws
Date31 October 1873
Extent4 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Maggie Gray, Miss Parks' house, Crimond, to Robert Laws, regarding arrival of his letter; concern as to his milk supply in so big a city as Glasgow; high number of fever cases; telling family about her pupils; problems with one pupil and his father's response; problems with another boy's disruptive behaviour, smoking (aged six) and spitting on the floor; increasing class size; writing to Robert in lunch hour; girl of fourteen coming to learn to read; tea at schoolhouse; delay in visiting the manse; inhospitable reception there; introduction to 'the Duchess'; description of Miss Seymour; appreciation and problems of wood fire; making friends with Dr. Irvine; visit from Charlie; Charlie's verdict that she is looking well; greeting from family.
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