CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/1/93
TitleLetter from Maggie Gray to Robert Laws
Date1 December 1874
Extent3 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Maggie Gray, Mrs. Burrell's, 60, High Street, Galashiels, to Robert Laws, with extract from Bella's letter concerning him, his busy timetable, and another cap for him; her own thoughts about making a cap; Bella's hopes that she will return north for Christmas; results of a Biblical knowledge examination; snowfall; difficulty in settling the pupils as a result; marching during singing to warm their feet; monthly averages for the Board; visit to Miss Milne who has had a shock from a visitor arriving disguised as a Jew, bringing on palpitations; advice to the visitor not to disgrace herself publicly and be fined; Mrs. Burrell is a gossip and cross with Maggie because she will not indulge her; Sabbath activities; dispute over tune to 'How sweet the name of Jesus sounds'.
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