CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/2/69
TitleLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws to her parents, Robert and Maggie Laws
Date8 June 1915
Extent2 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws, 7 Via Venti Settembre, Rome, to her parents, to accompany a statement sent by Mr. Clark with reference to Thirlestane Road [their house in Edinburgh]; the new house agent is a great improvement; the arrangements need to be changed over the cheques, but otherwise the business is satisfactory; Mr. Brims' lawyers presumably retain the previous term's rent; report of Mr. Thin's death enclosed; James Thin has written to them and mentioned that Ainslie Thin and Russell Thin are soldiers, the latter at Ypr├Ęs; George Thin has offered the hymnic literature owned by Mr. Thin to the United Free Church Library and Dr. Whyte has gratefully accepted; Uncle has gone to visit old Mr. Fotheringham who has fallen in the street; Aunt has benefited from few visitors today; Maria is buying the groceries to save Aunt going out in the heat; Maria is much happier now; the scirocco is very bad and heavy; the Romans say that a crime committed during it is quite pardonable; the American church is cool and Amelia can practise there early in the morning; the day has been rearranged to accommodate a siesta; Mr. Green is much improved as a tutor; she has ordered shoes for her mother; thanks for interesting letters; Mr. Alexander should never have gone out to Livingstonia.
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