"Letter to Ghandi on pacifism" Read the full letter
Collection Summary | View All |  Arrange By:
< Prev |
Viewing Item
of 1039 | Next >
Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Extracts of Letters to Cronwright-Schreiner MSC 26/2.16/114
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeExtract
Letter Date26 August 1903
Address FromHanover, Northern Cape
Address ToCape Town, Western Cape
Who ToS.C. (‘Cron’) Cronwright-Schreiner
Other Versions
PermissionsPlease read before using or citing this transcription
Legend
The Extracts of Letters to Cronwright-Schreiner were produced by Cronwright-Schreiner in preparing The Life and The Letters of Olive Schreiner. They appear on slips of paper in his writing, taken from letters that were then destroyed; many of these extracts have also been edited by him. They are artefacts of his editorial practices and their relationship to original Schreiner letters cannot now be gauged. They should be read with considerable caution for the reasons given. Cronwright-Schreiner has written the date and where it was sent from onto this extract and comments that Olive Schreiner had written of their Hanover house not yet being painted and papered.
1 …I got here at five this morning. My chest is bad... I have a great
2pain in my chest. The Du Toits are very kind; she is going with me to
3Bloemfontein for a holiday. I hope I shall be well enough to go…
4
5