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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Mary Sauer MSC 26/2.11.35
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateSaturday August 1891
Address From57 Grove Street, Gardens, Cape 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 month and year have been written on this letter in an unknown hand.
1 57 Grove Street
2 Saturday night
4 Dear Mary
6 I send you some letters about Naude which may interest you. Return
7please. I never seem to see you now. I am very well & enjoying my work,
8 so I go up late about 11 & sleep at my brothers, & come back in the
11 Please come & see me when you can. If its fine I shall by myself to
12Muizenberg tomorrow.
14 I am so glad they like Peter Naude. I'm afraid you are having a
15terrible evening for returning from Robin Island. I hope you won't
16feel bad.
18 I went for a drive with the Miss Loch's & Miss Villiers this afternoon.
19 The fresh wind was glorious. Ask Miss Shippard to send me the photo
20she promised. Dick & I were taken this afternoon, but Dick would wag
21his tail. The Photographer said he'd never seen such a dog!
23 Good bye my sweet old Mary
24 Olive
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