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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/50
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateSunday 9 August 1908
Address FromCape Town, Western Cape
Address ToKenilworth House, Kenilworth, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToCaroline Murray nee Molteno
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Legend
The Project is grateful to Manuscripts and Archives, University of Cape Town, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of its Manuscripts and Archives Collections. The date of this letter has been derived from the postmark on an attached envelope, which also provides the address it was sent to. Schreiner was in Cape Town from early July 1908 to early September 1908.
1 Sunday
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3 Dear Mrs Murray
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5 Mrs Brown is only free for Wednesday afternoon the 12th or Monday
6afternoon the 17th or on next Saturday evening or Monday evening the
717th.
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9 But she is not strong enough to attend a meeting in the afternoon &
10evening of the same day. So if she attends an afternoon meeting on
11Monday she can’t speak again in the evening. Please let her know at once
12at she has got to put off and other important engagements to keep
13these times free for us.
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15 I am trying to get them here to drop the afternoon meeting
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17 Yours ever
18 Olive Schreiner
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20I did so enjoy my day with you.
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Notation
Schreiner has written ?Urgent? on the envelope.