"Trying to help Will Schreiner politically; I want 'She wrote Peter Halket' on my grave; it's what it cost me" Read the full letter
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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/32
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date6 July 1909
Address FromDe Aar, Northern Cape
Address To
Who ToFrances (‘Fan’) Schreiner nee Reitz
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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.
1 De Aar
2 July 6th 1909
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4 Dear Fan
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6 I am hoping to get that letter from Madiera! I do hope my darling
7little sister you will have a really good time in London. I have been
8too ill to write to all the friends I wanted you to meet but perhaps
9shall be able to write next week.
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11 Tell Dot to take you a bit to the East End to see life there. Its the
12most interesting part of London.
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14 I hope you will see Alice Corthorn.
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16 Please write to me just a line if you can make time; but I know how
17many other letters you will have to write.
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19 Much love to you, dear.
20 Olive
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22 Did you see the notice in the S.A. News which said you had only
23accompanied will Will to England on account of the sea voyage which
24you hoped might ^benefit your health!!!^
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