CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/2/1
TitleLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws to her relatives
Date4 January 1914
Extent3 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws, Bergstrasse 33, Dresden, Germany, to her relatives, regarding Uncle's improving health and taking a lecture; doctor has limited his outdoor work and visitors to the house; Mr. Gibson's inability to arrange social events for people under forty; Uncle's inability, too; amusing account of some difficult social events in the past; news from Jessie Gray at home in Aberdeen; beautiful snowstorm in Dresden leading to sleighing and tobogganing; description of children's activities in the streets; thaw, but not before New Year service, though it was well attended; aunt enjoying the weather; short-cut to a snowman; Herr Pfannstiehl forgetting her organ lesson after a heavy night drinking beer; lessons disrupted by their removal from the Reichstrasse; his daughter home for the holidays but though nice is dissatisfied at home; good organ lesson eventually, with a Bach fugue.
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