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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Mary Sauer MSC 26/2.11.104
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date16 June 1896
Address FromThe Homestead, Kimberley, Northern Cape
Address ToCumnor, Kennilworth, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToMary Sauer nee Cloete
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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 postcard, which is part of its Special Collections. Schreiner was resident in Kimberley from early August 1894 to November 1898.
1 Mrs Sauer
2 Cumnor
3 Kennilworth
4 nr Cape Town
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6 How are you getting on, dear. I hope well. Send me just a word. I am
7very tired to writing: I would like to talk with you. If you should go
8to England will you still be there when we get there at Xmas - if we
9do go.
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11 Good night. I hope you don't suffer so much as to have your sleep
12broken
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14 Olive
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