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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Hermann Kallenbach MSC 26/2.3.9
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateMonday 1914
Address Fromna
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 final insertion is on a separate small piece of paper.
1 Monday
3 Dear Mr Kallenbach
5 I was sorry you did not come to Miss Hobhouse's yesterday. I was glad
6to see Mr Gandhi looking much better. Would you please buy me 2/- of
7monkey nuts - roasted, if you can get them & 1/- of red juicy apples -
8if you can get them.
10 I have had too much to do to be able to go out but some day we must go
11up the river. I long for the fresh air
13 Could you ask Mr Gandhi if he could get me the address of that
14Mahamedan Judge I was speaking of: he lives near London. I want to
15write to him & find if he can give me any news if the English officer
16who was my great friend & I believe his - his name is Something - Alli,
17 I cant remember what
19 Yours sincerely
20 Olive Schreiner
22 ^Shearn's
23 Vegetarian Depot
24 Tottenham Court Rd^
26 This is the place where my friend gets her nuts but I think its very
29 OS