CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/2/300
TitleLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws to her relatives
Date8 June 1919
Extent3 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws, Cercle Amicitia, 12, Rue du Parc Royal, Paris, to her relatives, regarding the last general letter for a while; thoughts of Uncle and Aunt and their preparations for departure; plans for travel to Edinburgh; Aunt Amy invited to supper the evening they arrive; Metro strike; service at the Scottish church and crossing the Champs Elysées where the cannon taken from the Germans are lined up; she is to have a holiday tomorrow; her journey to Boulogne will have cost her nothing; she intends to visit Reims for the day; she is to visit M. Gray's family for him; if Uncle and Aunt had been here they would have gone to the Marne; dealing with the dead after the cinema fire; Gautier has been depressed; he has presented her with a silver inkstand; busy preparations for her departure from Valence; goodbyes and references from all except Mme. Soureillat; happy visit to Mantoche and description of the countryside and journey; visit to Mathieu's cousin who lost an eye, and some comments on his medical treatment; description of the houses in the area; delight at her welcome.
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