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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Mimmie Murray 2001.24/61
ArchiveNational English Literary Museum, Grahamstown
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateApril 1909
Address FromEastbergholt, Tamboer's Kloof Road, Gardens, Cape Town
Address To
Who ToMinnie or Mimmie Murray nee Parkes
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The Project is grateful to the National English Literary Museum (NELM) for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of its Manuscript Collections. This letter has been approximately dated by reference to content. Schreiner stayed at Eastbergholt in Cape Town for part of April 1909.
1 Dear Mrs Murray
3 We are holding a small woman's enfranchisement meeting at my friend
4Mrs (Dr) Murray's at Kenilworth House Kenilworth, on Thursday
5afternoon at 3.30. Will you care to come? ^Mrs Murray & I^ unreadable shall
6will be so glad to see you. Mrs John Brown is to speak.
8 Yours very sincerely
9 Olive Schreiner
11 Could you drop me a card to let me know if you are able to come
12 Address
13 Eastbergholt
14 Tamboer's Kloof Rd
15 Tamboer's Kloof