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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/41
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date18 August 1912
Address FromDe Aar, Northern Cape
Address ToChambers, St Georges Street, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToWilliam Philip ('Will') Schreiner
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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 address this letter was sent to is provided by an attached envelope.
1 De Aar
2 Aug 18th 1912
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4 Dear Laddie
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6 I didn’t know I could still feel so glad about anything as when I
7got your letter yesterday.
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9 You must try to stay more than one day because the train gets here in
10so late in the morning, it’s only half a day.
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12 I have two extra beds now if you & Ollie Boy can share one rather big
13& airy room.
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15 Its a terrific day, winds hot, dry – but you always bring such nice
16cool weather!
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18 Isie Smuts (General Smut’s wife) has just written to tell me she has
19a new little son, to called Jannie, & just like its father.
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21 It was only three days old when she wrote
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23 Love to you all, dear
24 Olive
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