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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/35
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateSunday 23 July 1916
Address FromLlandrindod Wells, Wales
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.
1Llandrindod Wells
2Wales
3Sunday
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5Dear, I’m so anxious to know just how the boy is getting on Do, busy
6as you are send me a P. card.
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8I’ve just heard that poor Sir James Sievewright who was staying here
9at an hotel went quite mad yesterday, & was sent off last night to a
10big lunatic asylum in London last night the doctors here certifying
11him as insane. Its a sad ending. Life’s a big tragedy.
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13I hope you are all feeling pretty fit. I am anxious to know where your
14new quarters are, as you had to leave your flat.
15
16Good bye, dear.
17Ol
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