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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/55
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateSaturday 2 December 1911
Address FromCape Town, Western Cape
Address To
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 has been written on this letter in an unknown hand. Schreiner was in Cape Town from late November 1911 to mid January 1912.
1 Dear Lucy
3 I was so disappointed to hear you had been. I had just gone to a house
4next door for ten minutes, & missed you. I told the servant to tell
5any one who came I should be in at once, & to ask them to wait, but
6the other girl answered the door.
8 I shall try to come & see you again before I go to Muizenberg I doubt
9if I shall be able to stay there. I may have to go back to de Aar.
11 Good bye dear
12 Olive
13 Saturday