CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/2/356
TitleLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws to her relatives
Date18 April 1920
Extent2 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws, Rome, to her relatives, regarding keeping the sun out of the dining room with blinds, Aunt is working on her fourth sack of letters, most have been thrown out, the place is still full of books, though many have already gone, 'It's heart-breaking to see how men have wasted their time in writing books of passing value while others have lavished money on them to no purpose', arranging prices of the books to be sold, arguing with Mr. Smith over prices, the proceeds have helped to pay for Uncle Alec's board as the bill has just come in, Mr. Smith annoyed that Amelia did not go to play the piano at the Bible Society meeting, though he had not asked her, Mr. Mackenzie angry at Mr. Smith's refusal to acknowledge Uncle's work for the Society, Amelia's response to his apology, she would have liked to have kept Hastings' 'Dictionary of the Bible' but it was too bulky, visit to the Appian Way with the Mackenzie party, they are now off to Assisi and Perugia, the Y.W.C.A. papers are now sorted.
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