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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/81
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateMonday 30 November 1914
Address FromKensington Palace Mansions, De Vere Gardens, Kensington, London
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 in this letter in an unknown hand. The letter is on printed headed notepaper.
1Telephone: 3675 Kensington.
2Telegrams: Apartment, London.
4Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel
5De Vere Gardens, W.
8My dear Laddie
10I was out having my treatment when you came on Saturday. I was indeed
11sorry not to see thy dear face.
13I hope you found our boy better & Ursie flourishing.
15It must be good to get away from this fog & dark even for a day.
17The treatment has not done the good it promised to do at first. I am
18going to try another man, man, for the last time for the stone in the
19kidney. If only they could remove the whole kidney.
21Good bye dear.