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Letter ReferenceAletta Jacobs Papers AHJ/285
ArchiveAletta, International Archives for the Women’s Movement, Amsterdam
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date29 June 1914
Address FromHotel Augusta Victoria, Bad Nauheim, Germany
Address ToAmsterdam, Holland
Who ToAletta Jacobs
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Olive Schreiner’s letters to Aletta Jacobs are part of the International Archives for the Women’s Movement collections, to whom thanks are due for access to the microfilm of the Aletta Jacobs Papers. The address this letter was sent to is provided by an attached envelope. The letter is on printed headed notepaper with the hotel crest.
1Hotel Augusta Victoria
2Bad Nauheim
4June 29th 1914
6Dear Dr Jacobs
8I have been staying here for the heart cure: it will be over in about
9ten ^8^ days & then I must rest somewhere for the ?new-air & then I
10hoped, I might be able to come to Amsterdam & see you for a few days
11on my way back to England.
13Will you be at home towards the middle of next month? & would it be
14quite convenient for you if I came? Please don’t mind saying if you
15have other visitors or would not find it convenient. I want so much to
16see you again, but I want to know, as if I do not come to see you I
17shall go to England another way without passing through Holland. My
18unreadable Brother is here with me, but when his cure is over I think
19he will go to Sweeden & I shall be alone My little niece Ursula says I
20must thank you so much for your kind letter to her. She mislaid your
21letter & so did not answer it. It would be such a great pleasure to me
22to see you again If it is very hot I should not be able to stay more
23than a couple of days in Amsterdam, as heat is the one thing I can’t
24stand, but I must see you if can.
26Yours ever
27Olive Schreiner