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Letter ReferenceMacFarlane-Muirhead/13
ArchiveMacFarlane Collection
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date14 May 1897
Address From7 Rue Lemâitre, Puteaux, Paris, France
Address Toc/o Ed Carpenter, Millthorpe, Holmesfield, Sheffield, Yorkshire
Who ToRobert Franklin ('Bob') Muirhead
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The Project is grateful to Mrs Hazel MacFarlane for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter to Bob Muirhead, which is part of the MacFarlane family collection of Muirhead Papers, Special Collections, University of Glasgow Library. The address this letter was sent to is provided by an attached envelope.
17 rue Lemâitre
2Puteaux
3Seine
4
5May 14 / 97
6
7My dear Bob
8
9Edward sent me your letter.
10
11I hope all unreadable will go well with you both, dear lad. That is
12all I can say. I do wish I could see you. I suppose it would be quite
13impossible for you to run over to Paris for a few days when you are in
14London? If you could come & we could have a couple of long talks I
15should be very very glad. I am staying at the above address for a
16month. Do come to Paris if you can Bob. We are about a mile ^& a half^
17beyond the Champs Elysees; have taken rooms in a tiny cottage in the
18same garden in which my friend Nelly Rielly & her husband liv ^have
19their little house^, & it is very sweet & quiet, not at all like being
20in Paris. Do drop me a line or send me a wire to 7 Rue Lemâitre
21Puteaux
22Seine
23France
24if you are able to come. I do want to see you so much Bob.
25
26I hope I shall see your wife & Waldo some day.
27Yours ever
28Olive
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