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Letter ReferenceSmuts A1/194/10/53
ArchiveNational Archives Repository, Pretoria
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateSunday 8 April 1912
Address FromVilla Flandre, Newlands, Cape Town, Western Cape
Address To
Who ToIsie Smuts nee Krige
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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 Special Collections. The date has been written on this letter in an unknown hand.
1 Villa Flandre
2 Newlands
3 Easter Sunday
5 Isie dear, I wanted so to come out & say good bye to you today: but I
6can’t I’ve been so ill all these last weeks, its been difficult to
7drag myself about. I was so disappointed I couldn’t go to the house
8the day Neef Jan asked me. I’ve only been three times since I came
9down & I’d meant to go so often. I’m leaving on Thursday morning
10for de Aar When you pass there please let me know that I can come down
11& see you.
13 Good bye dear. Love to you all
14 Olive