CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/1/78
TitleLetter from Maggie Gray to Robert Laws
Date15 September 1874
Extent2 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Maggie Gray, The Free Church Manse, Marykirk, to Robert Laws, thanking him for his letter and publications; he is in Edinburgh and letters from the south lie a day at Laurencekirk before being delivered to Marykirk; mention of Marykirk's fame for snuff boxes; no news; interruption for the visit of Mr. Paton of Fettercairn in the absence of Bella and James; Bella now entertaining him; James will be delighted if Robert gets Hodge's Theology, with index, for him; luncheon and examination of Miss Arbuthnott's pretty woolwork for the bazaar; intention to give time to reading; needlework; Miss Cameron and Mr. Eaton to come to tea; Amy sewing a wool mat; she has given up kissing her brothers; walking in the neighbourhood; going to Laurencemuir; James does not approve of the theology pervading Adam Bede; reading story of the Franco-German War; enjoying his journal; making applications for posts; reference to Robert's visit to Marykirk; receipt of Mr. Robertson's letter telling her her services are no longer required; her brother Robert will perhaps put things right with the School Board as the Robertsons are her enemies.
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