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Letter ReferenceMacFarlane-Muirhead/34
ArchiveMacFarlane Collection
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateMonday 28 February 1916
Address FromAlexi, 31 The Park, Hampstead, London
Address To64 Great George Street, Hillhead, Glasgow, Scotland
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 date of the letter is provided by the postmark on an attached envelope, and the address it was sent to is on its front.
1Alexi
231 The Park
3Hampstead
4Monday
5
6Dear Bob
7
8If you should come to London do come & see me I am now staying in the
9house of my friend the Countess Batthyany (a great friend of Edwards)
10they are all away for the winter & I & the servant are here alone. It
11is close to Golders Green station. You take the underground to Golders
12Green when you get out of the station you take the great road leading
13up the Hill toward towards London This street is about the fourth
14turning out on the right hand side the Park is its name you will see
15the name Alexi on the gate & also 31 It is about 6 minutes walk from
16the station. If you can let me know before hand when you are coming I
17will have a nice meal of fish ready for you, or do you prefer grilled
18chops?
19
20Do come & see me if you can
21Olive
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