CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/1/54
TitleLetter from Maggie Gray to Robert Laws
Date15 April 1874
Extent3 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Maggie Gray, The School House, Crimond, to Robert Laws, regarding rain preventing breaktime at school; visions of his prayers for her; hope that it is not 'too late for that nurse'; his attendance at Holy Communion; hopes that cholera will not break out in Glasgow or other seaside towns; asking about recipients of the Medical Mission's medicines; vision of her dead father and worries over her mother's health; anxious for news from home; evangelical meeting in Aberdeen addressed by Mr. Mackison, Burgh Surveyor from Dundee; crowded meeting at Feus of Caldhame addressed by Mr. Milne; Mr. Collie addressing one in Aberdeen; James (brother) preaching on 'The Woman of Samaria'; Mr. Philip from Fordoun preaching, too; difficulty in obtaining preachers as in such demand; singing Sankey's hymns; Mary's appreciation of a lily-of-the-valley sent by the gardener's wife at Inglismaldie; letter from Robert (her brother) dropped by the nurse and returned to the post office; Bella's attack of influenza; Mary returned to Marykirk to nurse her; James has no servant at Marykirk; the replacement for Mary Anne, the previous servant, was 'weakly'; Amy helping mother in Constitution Street; Aunt Isie still lingering; excellent sermon from Dr. Irvine; ladies demeaning themselves with gossip.
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