CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/1/88
TitleLetter from Maggie Gray to Robert Laws
Date7 November 1874
Extent4 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Maggie Gray, Mrs. Burrell's, 60, High Street, Galashiels, to Robert Laws, regarding interruption in writing; reading the Young Cottager; Mrs. Burrell busy in connexion with Communion Sunday; Mr. Wilson of Stowe preached at the Fast Service; Mr. Pollock addressed the young communicants; remembering her own testament; receipt of his letter; jealous of those spending time with him; his letters have been few and short for the last few months; jealous of her sisters who all love him, as who could not?; mother told her he was too good for her; Charlie asked if it was Robert's heart or position that she loved; thanking him for his love; asking him to burn the letter; 16 months since she last attended Communion; feels it a blessed thing to have been brought to Galashiels; Mr. Stewart to depart for America; she proposed as member of the Fellowship Association; taking a small Sunday School but wanting more work in that direction; sermon by Dr. Ritchie of Duns; glad to hear of Mr. Anderson's good health; asking for news of Mr. Selbie; visit to the school by the Chairman and a member of the board; not their intention to increase the teaching strength at present; she is not to admit any more pupils but to do the best she can; Miss Shillington is to remain; letter to Mary postponed by Miss Milne's visit; a second evening pupil, a well-groomed young lady with her own watch and some confidence but needing much correction; visit to the library to read the newspapers in the ladies' apartment; reading Dr. McCall Anderson's address on clinical instruction in the Glasgow Herald; paperwork and church.
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