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|Letter Reference||Jeffreys A1657/266/3
|Archive||Western Cape Provincial Archives and Records Service, Cape Town
|Letter Date||31 May 1894
|Address From||Krantz Plaats, Halesowen, Eastern Cape
|Who To||Charley (Charlie) Earp
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 Charley (Charlie) Earp, 31 May 1894, Western Cape Provincial Archives and Records Service, Cape Town, Olive Schreiner Letters Project transcription’. Please also supply letter line numbers for specific quotations.
The Project is grateful to the Western Cape Archives & Records Service for allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letters.
1: Krantz Plaats
2: ^P.O. Haleowen^
3: May 31 / 94
5: Dear Charley
7: Would you do me the great favour of address^ing^ the enclosed letter to
8: the best land ^agent^ in Victoria West. We should like to get a farm
9: some where in that part. Do you know if any farm near the railway in
10: the neighbourhood of Nel’s Port at which Iwe might get? This part of
11: the country does not suit my health at all.
13: It would be very nice to be nearer you all. As I hope you are all well.
14: I should so much like to see your little ones.
16: Cron sends his hearty greetings to you all; he is very anxious to meet
17: his new relations.
19: Your loving small aunt
20: Olive Schreiner
An accompanying letter dated 1960 from L.J. Philip comments that Schreiner’s letter is addressed to Charles Edwin Earp, who was married to her niece Emma.