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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Mary Sauer MSC 26/2.11.31
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateSaturday 4 July 1891
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 date has been written on this letter in an unknown hand. Content indicates Schreiner was in Cape Town when it was written.
1 Saturday night
3 My dear Mary,
5 I'm going to come & see you on Monday if I can but I'm not sure I've
6told Mr Sauer about the box & given him the bill of landing, so he can
7get it. I will try to bring it out to you myself to see it on.
9 I had such a glorious walk to-day by myself but to the block house. I
10went up through the gorge at Rondebosch & came down the other side to
11Mowbray. It was the most beautiful walk I've ever had. I've got a nice
12little plan I want to talk to you about.
14 Good bye.
15 Love to Ella & Effie,
16 Olive