CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/2/198b
TitleLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws to her uncle, Rev. Dr. James Gray
Date17 - 22 July 1917
Extent1 sheet + newscutting
DescriptionLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws, Chambéry, to her Uncle in Rome, thanking for letters; Aunt Amy has found lodgings at Russel's, 23 Torphichen Street, Edinburgh; the landlady is elderly and the other lodgers are out all day; Aunt Amy hopes to go to Juniper Green in August; rate of Maria's wages; no fixed arrangement with her for the summer as Uncle's movements were so unsure; her rates are reasonable as her husband is there twice a day and she is probably using the stove to cook for him; Aunt is getting the Daily Mail but now that they have Aunt Amy's address they will ask her to order the Weekly Scotsman for them; thanks for sermons; bad news about Alice Rossi; Amelia intends to write soon to Mrs. Fleming, but is very busy; she began a letter to Miss Albrecht while they were at Aix but has not yet posted it; Uncle probably saw her brother; sorry to hear of illness of Lady Meath. Newscutting concerns award of Commander of the Order of the Crown of Italy to Leonard Hawksley, founder of the Blue Cross, which has saved the lives of thousands of horses in the course of the war.
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