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|Letter Reference||Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/32
|Archive||University of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
|Letter Date||16 September 1908
|Address From||De Aar, Northern Cape
|Who To||William Philip ('Will') Schreiner
The manuscript of this letter by Olive Schreiner belongs to the Archive referenced above; its ownership of the original should be acknowledged by referencing the letter as indicated: Copyright transcription: © Olive Schreiner Letters Project. This transcription can be freely used as long as copyright is acknowledged and it is referenced using the following citation: ‘Olive Schreiner to William Philip ('Will') Schreiner, 16 September 1908, UCT Manuscripts & Archives, Olive Schreiner Letters Project transcription’. Please also supply letter line numbers for specific quotations.
The Project is grateful to Manuscripts and Archives, University of Cape Town, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of its Manuscripts and Archives Collections. The date has been written on this letter in an unknown hand. Schreiner was resident in De Aar from November 1907 until she left South Africa for Britain and Europe in December 1913, but with some fairly lengthy visits elsewhere over this time.
Welcome back. Your visit on the whole, seems to me to have been
4: distinctly successful: though of course everyone knew the point
5: wouldn’t be carried.
I knew the Bond will turn old Merriman out this cession.
Good bye dear. We shall arrive on the evening of the 21st & you on the
10: morning in Cape Town.
We shall be in our old quarters
Love to the Wife.