CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/1/26
TitleLetter from Maggie Gray to Robert Laws
Date28 November 1873
Extent4 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Maggie Gray, Miss Parks' house, Crimond, to Robert Laws, congratulating him at success in competition; thanks for leaflet; visit of slater to sweep chimneys; wondering what Robert is doing; letters home; missing the postman but catching up with him; too dark to recognise him by sight; meeting 13 stone Miss Mearns from Aberdeen; regrets at playing whist and insistence that she will not play it again; wind and rain; visit to Auld Jul and Nellie; hymn-singing at the school house; pupil with old-fashioned satchel; Etta's birthday party with uncle and aunt from Lonmay, a Miss Milne, and Miss Mearns; good music played; mention of Mrs. Robertson of Craigdam, a good musician; catching the end of a party at the Parks'; Christina's lessons; knitting and hoping for letter; Mr. Grant opening school in Aberdeen and Mr. Milne taking meeting there.
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