CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/1/67
TitleLetter from Maggie Gray to Robert Laws
Date17 June 1874
Extent2 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Maggie Gray, The School House, Crimond, to Robert Laws, regarding writing to him quickly as the Lonmay Robertsons are expected; his day in the country; his query as to her reading answered with the explanation that if she retires to her room to read she is thought to be sulking; she has not composed a single couplet since she came to Crimond; Charlie's teasing over it; Amy and Charlie teasing her over being nearer to Glasgow in Aberdeen; journey back in silence with Etta and her cousin Emily; farmer's enquiry about Moody and Sankey causing Etta to 'snicker'; activities of family of fisherfolk in the next compartment; after New Maud junction Jamie Robertson and Miss Walker, teacher from Rathen, in next compartment talking nonsense; Etta's boasting of being in Mr. Sankey's choir; Emily and the Lonmay Robertsons visiting; teasing about her jealousy over Jamie Robertson and her annoyance; avoiding playing croquet with them.
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