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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Mary Sauer MSC 26/2.11.29
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date1891
Address FromCape Town, Western Cape
Address To
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 letter, which is part of its Special Collections. The year has been written on this letter in an unknown hand. Content indicates Schreiner was in Cape Town when it was written. She stayed in Cape Town at a number of points in early and then mid 1891.
1 Dear Mary
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3 Sorry I can't come. Got a touch of my old ^Italian^ malaria, that's why
4I was so stupid. I shall love every body & every thing tomorrow when
5I've had a dose of quinine! I think I love everyone already!!
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7 Yours
8 Olive
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