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Letter ReferenceT120 (M722): W.T. Stead Papers/39- pages 167-8
ArchiveNational Archives Depot, Pretoria
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: Friday 18 March 1904 ; Before End: 25 March 1904
Address FromEastbergholt, 6 Tamboerskloof Road, Gardens, Cape Town, Western Cape
Address To
Who ToWilliam Thomas Stead
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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. The month and year have been written on this letter in an unknown hand; content and the dates of Schreiner’s other letters to Stead over the period he was in South Africa have supplied the date range given.
1East Bergholt
26 Tamboer’s Kloof Rd
3Tamboer’s Kloof
4Friday
5
6Dear Friend
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8This is just a line to wel-come you back to Cape Town, I hope feeling
9much better for your trip.
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11Give my love to your daughter. Is there any time when I should be
12likely to find you in & free, or when you could come up here & see me.
13I know your time is very short & full & many people will want to see
14you, but I would like to greet you before you leave on Tuesday.
15
16Yours ever
17Olive Schreiner
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19^Tomorrow (Saturday) I spend at the Sauer’s but shall return tomorrow
20evening.^
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