CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/2/40
TitleLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws to her relatives
Date3 January 1915
Extent2 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws, 7 Via Venti Settembre, Rome, to her relatives, regarding low attendance at services; strain on her voice singing in church; visit from Oscar Browning, and from the Ericksons; Aunt not fit for an At Home; the Ericksons are hoping to go to Leghorn; he cannot get back to Albania; he does not want to go to America because the social life gets in the way of the work; his wife is not being entirely reasonable, and he is stubborn; anecdote of letter received from Danish girl in Berlin with accompanying slip saying she had been shot; Constantinople facing either starvation or massacre under the Germans; Professor Ashby, director of the British Archaeological School, and Van Buren, librarian of the American School, were suspected as spies near the Civitavecchia, with an amusing outcome; burials in the cemetery have dropped because of lack of visitors; stormy night; the 'Formidable' apparently torpedoed.
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