CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/2/322
TitleLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws to her relatives
Date2 November 1919
Extent2 sheets + carbon copy
DescriptionLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws, Paris, to her relatives, saying that it is snowing and the heat has been put on at the hotel, which she hopes does not mean that the bills will go up, she is impatient to go to St. Quentin, she is quite ready to go but there are more delays, Mrs. Fleming is asking for her St. Quentin address, further help with the Gillets' flat at Passy, cleaning the floors with 'iron straw', preparatory to waxing, trouble with the Abbe over his books, which he ought to have sorted out before they moved, his sister insists that he will no longer have books for the sake of books, but must need or want specific ones, he is bitterly disappointed that his injuries mean he can no longer play music, but a friend in Paris will be able to play for him, his voice is still good and he may be able to train choirboys, Amelia is encouraging his sister to find outlets for each of them so that they will not always be together, they are both very meticulous and critical, Chauvel is very calm with them, theories on why the clergy fail to connect with the laity,
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