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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/2
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateThursday 27 January 1910
Address FromRocklands, Beach Road, Sea Point, Cape Town, Western Cape
Address ToSandown Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToLucy Molteno nee Mitchell
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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. The date of this letter has been derived from the postmark on an attached envelope, which also provides the address it was sent to.
1 Address = Rocklands
2 (Private Hotel)
3 Sea Point
4 Thursday
6 Dear Lucy
8 I was so sorry I missed seeing you. I am now at Sea Point at the above
9address. Do come & see me if you are in town. I am feeling much better
10since I got here; but until I’m more fit I have to go rather slowly,
11otherwise I’d come out to see you at once. I’m nearly always in.
12If you ask at the Hotel on the Sea Front they will show you the
13separate little house in which I have a nice little room.
15 I had a nice long letter from Mrs Murray, & am looking forward so much
16to her return. I suppose there’s no hope of Betty coming back with
17her. She doesn’t even hint at such a thing in her letters to me
19 If we can
21 I hope you are feeling quite strong again. But after such a serious
22illness as yours it is often some ^years rather than^ months before one
23feels full life & strength again.
25 Thine ever
26 Olive Schreiner