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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/5
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date21 January 1913
Address FromGrand Hotel, Muizenberg, Western Cape
Address To
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 date has been written on this letter in an unknown hand. The letter is on printed headed notepaper.
1Grand Hotel,
3South Africa
5 My dear Laddie
7 It was too bad that all your Sunday afternoon was spoiled by me. Thank
8you so much dear for coming. It’s nice to think you are somewhere in
9the world though I don’t see much of you – the last bit of my
10family I have.
12 I went to the sanatorium yesterday. They say they can’t do anything
13for much for me the for the diseased state of the heart & arteries,
14but they give a little relief to the pain caused by the hardened
15arteries. The electric bath & massage certainly did relieve the pain
16greatly for some ^the^ time
18 Good bye my dear old man. You don’t know how I love you.
19 Olive