CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/2/319
TitleLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws to her relatives
Date11 October 1919
Extent1 sheet
DescriptionLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws, Chapelle-Basse-Mer, Loire Inferieure, France, to her relatives, regarding change of plans and early visit to Brittany to see Mace, whose mother has invited her to dinner, he met her at Mauves station yesterday, he says that an electrical examination of his foot has shown a partial paralysis of the sciatic nerve, and the foot falls slightly, he cycles well but it strains the other leg, where he has phlebitis, his wrist does not turn but he can do a great deal with it, he can do a full day cutting grapes, which is in full swing at present, description of the land, which is picturesque except where there is war debris, intrigued by camouflage paint, she is in a hotel which is tiny but excellent, description of the owners and their activities, returning to Paris soon, she is inclined to accept Dr. Chartier's offer, he is a nerve specialist, has an assistant lady doctor, a masseur for the gentlemen, and a bathwoman, and wants a masseuse for the ladies, he wants not a servant but a collaborator, Miss Gatliff considers it a good position as the doctor requires no formal qualifications, the salary is 300 francs per month, and the establishment had a good reputation, morally and professionally, before the war, Dr. Chartier was an intern at the nerve centre in Lyon and considered good.
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