TLS to Lyn Newman

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Agrees that their parents must have met. Recalls her childhood visits to the manses of her father's Aberdeen College friends, one in Arbroath. Mentions that her Grandfather was minister at Lumsden. Asks if Lyn has read her father's biography of his father, Harry Nicoll. Regrets that she is too old to visit Cambridge where her son and brother both studied, at Clare and Caius. Refers to Innes Logan and his daughter. Reports that her son Basil works with Dr Charles Walker whose sister remembers Lyn. Mentions a novel 'Lord Richard in the Pantry' that she and her brother Maurice wrote and which was produced for stage.

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