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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/6
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateThursday 21 January 1915
Address FromKensington Palace Mansions, De Vere Gardens, Kensington, London
Address To10 Palace Court, Bayswater, Westminster, London
Who ToCaroline Murray nee Molteno
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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 derived from the postmark on an attached envelope, which also provides the address this letter was sent to. The letter is on printed headed notepaper.
1Telephone: 3675 Kensington.
2Telegrams: Apartment, London.
4Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel,
5De Vere Gardens, W.
8Dear Mrs Murray
10Thanks for your letter Tuesday the 26th is the only day I am engaged
11for next week Could you name any other day?
13Its been such a pleasure to me to see your brother Ted. My heart does
14hunger after the Cape & all connected with it so.
16If only I could get well enough to feel I could go back. I weary
17longing to see my husband But the first day at de Aar in the heat
18would break me down & I should be no use to any one
20Yours ever
21Olive Schreiner