CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/2/83
TitleLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws to her relatives
Date5 September 1915
Extent2 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws, Grand Hotel, Grenoble, Dauphiné, to her relatives, regarding their uncertain plans for accommodation; some of their luggage is still at the station; account of journey from Chamonix, leaving in poor weather; delays on the way; pause at Aix for Uncle to see the church where Mr. Minto and Mr. Croom had preached; visit to the Thermal Establishment there; 1,400 soldiers are being treated there daily but there is greater capacity than that; comments on the facilities for massage; viewing the grottoes; the water is 112'F, with further details of its nature; some history of the development of the springs; the Hotel Pavillon at the station was more expensive than the Grand Hotel; accommodation is poor, dirty and expensive; nerves before starting her courses; music deplorable at church and the preaching was very poor; Uncle is to write to Dr. Nicoll; she intends to write to Miss Telford.
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