"In losing the friendship of the Republics, England has blown away one of the bulwarks of Empire, when England stands where we stand today let her remember Soouth Africa" Read the full letter
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Letter ReferenceT120 (M722): W.T. Stead Papers/17- pages 96-7
ArchiveNational Archives Depot, Pretoria
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: July 1892 ; Before End: August 1892
Address FromMatjesfontein, Western Cape
Address To
Who ToWilliam Thomas Stead
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Legend
The Project is grateful to the National Archives Repository, Pretoria, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of its Micofilm Collections. This letter has been dated by reference to content, as Schreiner first had measles around July and August 1892.
1 [page/s missing]
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3never offended with you; always believe in your goodness &
4faithfulness to your friends however however much I may differ from you.
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6Liked “In the Eve”, deeply interested in one thing in it. Have been in
7bed three weeks with measles!! Isn’t it ridiculous? Make your children
8have it while they are young.
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10Will write next week.
11Olive Schreiner
12Matjesfontein
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Notation
Schreiner’s reference to ‘In the Eve’ cannot be established.