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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/38
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date13 August 1912
Address FromDe Aar, Northern Cape
Address To
Who ToBetty Molteno
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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 Aug 13th 1912
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4 Dear Betty
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6 I’m always in fear of hearing you & Alice have started off to Europe
7again without my seeing either of you properly.
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9 Do be still in Cape Town if I come down in the summer. I believe the
10devil will enter into your hearts just to start off when I’m coming.
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12 I’m much better than I was. I thought I was never going to get my
13feet on the ground again when I came back from Cape Town.
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15 "Alles ten besten"
16 Olive
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18 Love to dear Mrs Murray & Lucy.
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