CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/2/357
TitleLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws to her relatives
Date25 April 1920
Extent2 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws, Rome, to her relatives, regarding Mr. Smith's fawning upon the congregation even in his sermons, he treats his own wife with contempt, the Gibsons have bought the linen press, Aunt is finding Sundays very difficult with Smith preaching, Amelia thinks the Committee would not consider him as a permanent replacement as he is a Methodist, but is prepared to be surprised, Mrs. Campanella likes his preaching, Amelia is glad that they will be moving far away, visit from Mrs. Genetouse who sends her love to Aunt Amy, she is busy making money now that her husband is out of it, nearing the end of the papers now, Aunt has a neuralgic chill but is improving, wondering when this letter will reach anyone as 'the postal obstructionist policy is continuing long', some volunteers are helping but they have received no post, asking Aunt Amy to keep her 'Record ' if there is any mention of Uncle in it, death of Mr. Guppy in Naples, his burial in the family tomb but 'like a dog', Mr.Guppy had made over all his money to his young wife and her sister and thereafter they paid no attention to him, Mr. Guppy was annoyed that he could not give his wife his first wife's money, but she had made sure that it passed directly to her daughter, and the daughter looked after Mr. Guppy on the interest, Mrs. Elliot (the daughter) felt the contrast between her father's death and Uncle's, Uncle's was a blameless life.
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