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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/90
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date21 December 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 this letter in an unknown hand. The letter is on printed headed notepaper.
1Telephone: 3675 Kensington.
2Telegrams: Apartment, London.
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4Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel
5De Vere Gardens, W.
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7Dear Laddie
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9Thank you for your letter & your gift. I hardly like to take it when I
10know how great your expenses must be with two households to run.
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12Thank-you for your loving words. If our boy is hardly ever out of my
13mind I know what it must be with you.
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15Your little sister
16Ol
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18Nothing matters much in the world but love; not greatness not fame,
19not power not wealth – that grows always & always clearer to me.
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