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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Dollie Radford MSC 26/2.10.4
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date28 June 1914
Address FromHotel Augusta Victoria, Bad Nauheim, Germany
Address To
Who ToDollie Radford nee Maitland
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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 written on printed headed notepaper.
1 Hotel Augusta Victoria
2 Bad Nauheim
3 June 28th 1914
5 Dear Dolly
7 I wasnt able to see you when I was in London, I was too ill. I'm much
8better now. I'm taking the heart cure here. When I return to London
9I'm going to find rooms in some quiet part. Are there any not
10expensive apartments to be had near you? It would be so nice to be
11near you: but I must be quite close to the om buses as I'm not able to
12climb. I'll be here for some weeks longer; my permanent London address is
14 c/o Standard Bank
15 10 Clements Lane
16 London
17 W
18 Lombard Street

19 London C
21 Please if you write after I've left this write there. I do long so to
22talk about Eleanor to you. I've never been able to hear a word about
23her last years from any one.
25 It will be so nice to see you again. They all tell me you are so
28 Yours ever
29 Olive Schreiner