CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/13/45
TitleLetter from Maggie Laws, Livingstonia, to her daughter, Amelia Nyasa Laws
Date22 February 1899
Extent3 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Maggie Laws, Livingstonia, to her daughter, Amelia Nyasa Laws, regarding mission exam papers, chicken pox, improvements in storage, good roses, garden overgrown with cape gooseberries, sweet potatoes and pumpkins, growing dubh, or Indian grass, for feed, ducks and fowls, travel restricted at present as rivers are swollen with rains, Mr. Moffat shooting a buck, use of meat, looking forward to return of Elmslies with news, local confusion over mails, enjoyment of 'The Practical Teacher's Art Monthly', appreciation of improvements in teaching methods, Aunt Mary should obtain a copy from Thin's to show Amelia, guests for tea, mail by gunboat, death of Mr. Gibson, engineer of the 'Good News' on Lake Tanganyika, and death of Mr. Roy at Chinde, Mr. Mathews' improved health, flower arrangement, poetry by Mr. Murray, sorry that Mr. Pearse has to travel at this season, new calf at Bandawe, address of 'The Practical Teacher'.
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