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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Hermann Kallenbach MSC 26/2.3.20
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date1915
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 of this letter is provided by content and its position in the archive sequence. Schreiner was resident at Kensington Palace Mansions from October 1914 to July 1915.
1 Dear Mr Kallenbach
3 I am not well enough to get up this morning I may try this afternoon
4Would you get me, if you have time half a pound of plain mixed cheese
5biscuits (Huntley & Palmers) if they have them.
7 I shall try to get up & go & sit in the drawing room this evening, but
8am not sure if I can. Will you post these ?th two packets & letters
9for me.
11 Olive Schreiner
13 They did not send my milk yesterday or today. I only want 1 pint not
14one quart.
16 There is a good deal of news in the papers this morning??
18 Yours ?sincerely
20 Could you address this letter to Mr Ward, Committee of Democratic
I have forgotten the address.
23 Could you order me 6 syphons of soda water at the Chemist near here on
24this side of the street as you go towards Barkers Harrington, & tell
25him to send for the 6 syphons I have here. 6 cost 1/3 always Could
26?you buy me the Daily News & the Morning Post for today. I have
27nothing to read.