CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/1/61
TitleLetter from Maggie Gray to Robert Laws
Date14 May 1874
Extent3 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Maggie Gray, The School House, Crimond, to Robert Laws, regarding Etta and Edith's visit to the Clubbs'; Mrs. Robertson's slowness over tea; heavy rain; his news and its effect on his mother; A. Craigmyle's success in exams; Mr. and Mrs. Robertson's visit to the Murrays, whose son Charlie has begun Latin with Mr. Robertson; his brother, a semi (a £10 bursar) is at home; long walk; reading article on physiognomy; sitting in dark rather than ask Etta for a light; walking without Etta; Mr. Robertson, James and Mary Robertson, and Miss Nicol visiting from Lonmay; visit to parents of delicate pupil and reports on his progress; teasing over her long solitary walk; Miss Robertson friendly to her; Mr. Robertson (Lonmay) giving news of Mr. Campbell's reception at Crathie and the Queen's dinner; a drive in the new basket carriage; James Robertson offering to collect her for a drive; death of a Mrs. Cormack in Aberdeen, leaving children; Edith's bad cold; visit arranged to Fraserburgh with Etta and Mr. Robertson to see Charlie; Etta's selfishness; Edith taken to Fraserburgh instead of Maggie; arrival of bouquet for Mrs. Robertson from Charlie; Maggie's avoidance of the family; reluctantly helping Etta for Mrs. Robertson's sake; not shortlisted for Whitestripes - all the shortlisted candidates are teachers of 7 to 10 years experience or old Normal School pupils; Mary again helping Bella in Marykirk; Dr. Christie to examine Crimond School for the Mill [?] Bequest.
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