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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Hermann Kallenbach MSC 26/2.3.31
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date31 May 1915
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 date has been written on this letter in an unknown hand. The letter is on printed headed notepaper.
1 Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel,
2 De Vere Gardens, W.
4 Dear Mr Kallenbach
6 I hope all is going well with you. I certainly didn't mean to give you
7any advice as to what you should or should not do about interment.
8Personally I think the safest thing for any German in London would be
9for him to be interned.
11 I only mentioned writing to Mr Roberts instead of his wife, ifyou did
12want to write to them ^at all^, about food or anything if you were
13interned, ^because I thought^ he would be the one most likely to take
14the trouble to do anything for you not she. ^from what I hear of them.^
15I'm sorry I can't make an appointment about meeting you at Kingston
16because I never know the day before when & where I shall go. I haven't
17been to Hampden Court or Richmond for a long time, but this afternoon
18I am going to Richmond I think.
20 I hope your little garden is doing well: & the carpentering getting on.
22 Good bye. Let me know how you are.
24 Yours ever
25 Olive Schreiner