CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/1/73
TitleLetter from Maggie Gray to Robert Laws
Date9 and 13 July 1874
Extent4 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Maggie Gray, The School House, Crimond, to Robert Laws, apologising for delay in her letter; meeting with a young handsome man, possibly Cumming of Rattray; Miss Boyd playing piano as tired of croquet; young man visits and is actually Mr.Murray; visit of Molly and James Robertson and a Miss Cadenhead from Aberdeen; James Robertson catches her alone and asks for a kiss, which is refused, though he takes it with good grace; Miss Annie Jane Boyd is only 12 but sings well; Miss Boyd stout but likeable; Etta likely to put a stop to this; reflections on St. Paul; approval of Dr. Irvine's sermon; hay-mowing; delay in her salary being paid as Mr. Robertson spent too much money in Aberdeen; comments on her verse (enclosed, dated 9 July 1874).
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