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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Miscellaneous: Ellen Sauerlander MSB 834/3.9.4
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: Tuesday February 1913 ; Before End: March 1913
Address Fromna
Address To
Who ToEllen Sauerlander
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The Project is grateful to the National Library of South Africa (NLSA), Cape Town, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of its Special Collections. This letter is a photocopy donated to the NLSA with the original kept by Ellen Sauerlander's grandson. It has been dated by reference to when Schreiner wrote other letters to Ellen Sauerlander and when she stayed in Muizenberg, Blauuberg and other places in the Cape Town area.
1Tuesday morning
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3Dear Mrs Sauerlander
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5I shall be leaving tomorrow morning, Wednesday. Many thanks for all
6your kindness to me, I shall hope to come back here next year. The
7thing that makes me like the Hotel is knowing you here though I see so
8little of you.
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10Yours sincerely
11Olive Schreiner
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13Please ask them to let me have my bill.
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