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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Miscellaneous: Dr Wilson MSB 834/1.4.6
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: 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. The letter is archived in the 1912 sequence and has been dated accordingly.
1 Dear Dr Wilson
3I am so sorry to hear you are so unwell. I wish I could be of a little
4help to you as you have so often been to me when I was ill. I hope you
5will soon be about again: not only for your own sake but for all the
6patients who must miss your kind care.
8Yours very sincerely
9Olive Schreiner