CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/1/46
TitleLetter from Maggie Gray to Robert Laws
Date14 March 1874
Extent2 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Maggie Gray, The School House, Crimond, to Robert Laws, regarding opportunities to write to him; expected baptism of the Robertson baby and its grandeur; turnpike blocked by snow; no post; railway blocked near Ellon; sunshine soon to melt the snow; low numbers at school; lessons given round the fire; school wet with melted snow; letter from Bella regarding soirée with Sankey's hymns; their popularity; practising new psalm tunes and much need of them; choir composed of members from the E.C.U.P. and F.C. [East Church United Presbyterian and Free Church?]; Amy sewing night shirts for Robert (her brother); her Robert will have to leave that work for her; Amy is collecting for a bazaar in Montrose to build hall for evangelical meetings; enquiries as to his health from her family; mention of a post mortem examination of an old man; Bella feeling that he works too hard; better weather.
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