CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/1/44
TitleLetter from Maggie Gray to Robert Laws
DateMarch 1874
Extent3 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Mary Gray, Aberdeen, to Maggie Gray, apologising for late letter; taking stockings to Summer Street to Mrs. Laws; friendly reception there; Mrs. Laws had received only a postcard from Robert, thus showing how busy he was; usual number at Shiprow Sunday School but Murrays away in Kilmarnock; Miss Davidson teaching instead; Mr. Milne pleased; Bissets send their love; Mrs. Bisset not well; going to soirée with Mary Esson; Mr. Gray Fraser in the chair; funds short; meeting addressed by Rev. Messrs. Redfern and Selkirk; anecdote of encouraging old lady; address by Mr. Low of the North Church and Mr. Yule; criticism of bazaars; encounter with the Young Men's Christian Association in Germany and recommendation of its founding a hostel in Aberdeen; meeting in Mr. Beat's church for the improvement of psalmody, with Mr. Carnie conducting; Rachel and Jeannie Darling there; working from the Northern Psalter and the Scottish Hymnal; greetings from family; note to burn the letter.
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