CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/1/36
TitleLetter from Maggie Gray to Robert Laws
Date24 January 1874
Extent4 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Maggie Gray, Miss Parks' house, Crimond, to Robert Laws, thanking him for his letter; prospect of moving to school house as lodger; Robertsons think the Parks' treatment of her is 'scandalous'; staying at home because of weather; Mrs. Robertson's consistent pleasant character; reading the Glasgow Herald sent by Robert; delight in accounts of missionary meetings and other services; sending the paper to her grandfather; good sermon from Mr. Campbell of Lonmay; negotiations over rent at school house; board to include meat almost every day and egg or fish for breakfast, but milk difficult to get; washing to be arranged separately; servant not unwilling to have extra work and her wages raised; girls with colds and Mrs. Robertson making sweets; visits to school house; Etta playing Robert's anthems; postal arrangements at school house.
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