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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Miscellaneous: Dr Wilson MSB 834/1.4.1
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: Sunday 1900 ; Before End: 1907
Address FromHanover, Northern Cape
Address To
Who ToDr Wilson
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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; the original cannot be traced. It has been dated approximately by reference to when Schreiner was living in Hanover. Schreiner was resident in Hanover from September 1900 to October 1907, after 1902 with visits, sometimes fairly lengthy, elsewhere.
1 Hanover
4 Dear Dr Wilson
6 Please let me have my account. I must take this opportunity of
7thanking you again for your very great kindness & attention to me when
8I was ill. I do not think I would have been alive if it had not been
9for you.
11 I am always meaning to come over & see Mrs Wilson, but am always
12afraid of meeting other visitors who may not be very anxious to see me!
14 I'm so glad your boy is doing so splendidly.
16 Yours faithfully
17 Olive Schreiner