CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/1/92
TitleLetter from Maggie Gray to Robert Laws
Date27 November 1874
Extent3 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Maggie Gray, Mrs. Burrell's, 60, High Street, Galashiels, to Robert Laws, apologising for late letter; she does not choose to force herself to write when she feels disinclined; pleased to receive his letter; revision of fractions, her weak point in arithmetic; no fear that he will do badly in the exams; the Hebrew paper is particularly difficult; asking if he is stooping under the pressure of work; many hours of medical work; Mr. Anderson still not well; her own weakness in branches of music; her hoarseness; a week's holiday at Christmas but might not go home if the weather is bad; time spent in reading room; Miss P (a private pupil) keeps missing lessons; good attendance at prayer meeting; buying toys for a sick child with Miss Milne; her memories of Galashiels when she arrived; how the town is expanding; attending a prayer meeting with her at Dr. Cloag's church and trouble with a dog; Mr. Smith preaching there; Mr. Blair praying at it; beauty of moonlight on the hills; success in collecting fees; asked to help at Sunday School by Miss Grant; asked to help permanently; Mr. Spence, retiring from the Free Church, preached well at social meeting on his recent travels to Rome; other talks.
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