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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Hermann Kallenbach MSC 26/2.3.11
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date1914
Address FromKensington Palace Mansions, De Vere Gardens, Kensington, London
Address To
Who ToHermann Kallenbach
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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. The year has been written on this letter in an unknown hand. The letter is on printed headed notepaper.
1 Kensington Palace Mansions,
2 De Vere Gardens, W.
4 Dear Mr Kallenbach
6 The Would you do me a great favour I left an old cloak of mine in a
7taxi it's at Scotland Yard near Westminster bridge. I bought the cloak
8before the Boer War 15 years ago for 10/6 & its been twice died to
9clean it. So its worth about 2/- now but I've had it so long I love it
10& I've no other wrap. I enclose 1/- in stamps Would you kindly get it
11for me showing this letter that they may know I've sent you. Its an
12old green cloak with two buttons in front.
14 It will be such a favour if you can get it for me.
16 Yours ever
17 Olive Schreiner
19 ^I enclose 1/3 in stamps for the cloak^