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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/35
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateMonday 1919
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address To
Who ToBetty 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 year has been written on this letter in an unknown hand. Schreiner was resident at Porchester Place from early April 1917 until August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.
3Dear Betty
5I am thinking so of Alice today. I never seem to have her absent from
6my thoughts I enclose Mrs ?Shamrocks letters to me with her note to
7you. Please return her’s to me. Unless you would like to send it to
10We have had had wild storms of wind & rain here day & night. I hope
11the weather has not been trying to Alice.
13Anna Purcell had seen Margaret & is so attracted by her.
15Good bye, my dear one.
18Adela Smith is now so ill she never leaves her bed any more.