CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/2/382
TitleLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws to her relatives
Date18 July 1920
Extent2 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws, Metz, to her relatives, regarding arrival, Aunt likes Metz, room in the Station Hotel, now looking for accommodation and will use connexions from her earlier work, she is still delighted with the hospital, Mlle. Stoufflet was off managing the foyer of the 30th. Dragoons, trouble on the journey over her ticket and luggage so even more reluctant to start work at once, she can move into Mme. Remy's room, a military nurse has been doing some massage in her absence, using a great deal of talc but to no noticeable effect, there are very few military patients there now, and once her month has expired she may not be able to count on work, she might try Strasbourg, she has recommendations and introductions to people at the University there, on which basis she might be able to start a private clinic of her own, Mme. Bianchi had urged this idea, Strasbourg has better intellectual and musical resources than Metz, and there would be more British people there for Aunt to have company, they will remember her refer to Schweitzer, biographer of Bach and friend of Herr Pfannstiehl in Dresden, who was organist of Strasbourg Cathedral and latterly a missionary in Africa, she would like to meet him and he is back now in Strasbourg, visit in Paris from Chauvel's cousins, the abbe and his sister, the abbe had had a bad case of blood poisoning in his wounded arm, which may occur from time to time, Mlle. Gillet had survived Spanish influenza, Miss Gatliff was well.
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