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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/26
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateThursday 21 June 1913
Address FromDe Aar, Northern Cape
Address To
Who ToFrances (‘Fan’) Schreiner nee Reitz
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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.
1 De Aar
2 Thursday
4 My dear old sister
6 I must write to congratulate you about your boy’s success. It’s a
7splendid thing. I’m so glad to think you will soon have your dear
8youngest with you; it will be especially a joy to have your baby Ursie
9after such a long absence.
11 I had a note from Dot when she got to Intabani telling me what a
12wonderful little boy Johnnie Findlay was. I’m hoping she may be able
13to spend a day with you ^me^ on her way down: though I’m not much of a
14person for any one to come & see now.
16 I hope you feel benefit from your change? Did it do your ear any good.
18 It’s nice you’ve been able to see Kittie in her own home.
20 Yours little sister
21 Olive