CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/1/74
TitleLetter from Maggie Gray to Robert Laws
Date18 July 1874
Extent2 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Maggie Gray, The School House, Crimond, to Robert Laws, regarding absence of Robertsons and Boyds in Fraserburgh; Annie Jane Boyd and Etta fill the day with reading, music, eating and croquet; Miss Boyd's visit to the 'very ancient ruins of Rattray Chapel'; row over comb; Annie Jane a spoiled girl; rows with Etta; Mrs. Robertson's anger with Maggie and Maggie's contempt; Etta's criticism of choir practice; practising from the 'Northern Psalter Anthem Appendix'; minister late for service; Mr. Mitchell of St. Fergus preached; Robert's offer to improve her musical skill; failure so far to see the comet; rain; his visit to Aberdeen and the progress of his journey; hoping he does not visit Fraserburgh or Crimond as his last failure to do so disappointed her.
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