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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Mimmie Murray 2001.24/76
ArchiveNational English Literary Museum, Grahamstown
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: 1906 ; Before End: 1913
Address Fromna
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 can be only approximately dated by reference to content. Content indicates Schreiner was not in De Aar but perhaps in Cape Town when it was written.
1 My dear, dear Friend
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3 I wish I could see you I fear there's no chance of my coming to you,
4but if ever you are passing De Aar can't you spend a couple of days
5with me.
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7 I have been worse here than I have ever been before. I return to De
8Aar on Thursday. I have been so grieved to hear my dear little Andre's
9illness. Is Kathie growing stronger as she grows older?
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11 Good bye. Do write to me.
12 Olive Schreiner
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