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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/33
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date26 August 1913
Address FromDe Aar, Northern Cape
Address To
Who ToWilliam Philip ('Will') Schreinerer
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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 26th 1913
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4 Saturday will be your birth-day, dear old Man. Many happy years yet to
5come, to see the dear children growing in grace & settled in life,
6each in their own path.
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8 All goes with us as ever, the old man works at his office & gets what
9change he can out of golf & the dances that are rather frequent now
10the defence force is here. I water the trees in my garden, when I am
11able & like to see them grow.
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13 Love to you all from your little sister
14 Ol
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16 Ursie will have a stiff years work before her, poor little girl. I’m
17so glad she’s interested in her work. I see Dot’s Ursie’s & the
18mother’s names sometimes in the papers re=dresses Dot in pale green
19– so I know you are all alive.
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