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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/1
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date2 January 1918
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, 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. Schreiner was resident at Porchester Place from early April 1917 until August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.
1Jan 2nd 1918
3My dear Laddie
5I tried to get that little book “German Social Democracy during the
6war,” by Bevan for but none of the book sellers have got it. They
7are boycotting it I think. So I’ve written to the publisher to send
8you a copy. It’s a little New Year love token from me. I do hope you
9have heard from our boy.
11Your little sister
14I thought you did not look well on Sunday, & also as if something
15special was pressing on you. I can imagine several things that are
16doing so; but I may be wrong.
18How little we can really do to help each other, but my love is always
19with you.
The book referred to is: Edwyn Robert Bevan (1918) German Social Democracy During The War London: Allen & Unwin.