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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/15
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date17 April 1913
Address FromDe Aar, Northern Cape
Address To
Who ToJulia Solly nee Musprat
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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 April 17th 1913
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4 Dear Mrs Solly
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6 As I lie here in pain I so often think of you. I know that with you as
7with myself it is not all the physical anguish that matters, but the
8not being able to do the work one wishes to do.
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10 I do hope you are better, & that you really will return to good health
11& power for much useful work for your fellows. I am still able to walk
12about, but am getting steadily worse, & my thoughts go often to you &
13all those of my friends who suffer physically.
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15 All that can comfort us as we come to the end, is that in as far as we
16could, in our poor little way, we have tried to relieve the pain of
17others.
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19 Yours very sincerely
20 Olive Schreiner
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