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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/28
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateWednesday 11 February 1920
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 date has been written on this letter in an unknown hand, while the name of the addressee is indicated by content. Schreiner was resident at Porchester Place from early April 1917 until August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.
1 Dearest
3 Perhaps you will be interested to see the two enclosed faces. I seem
4to know so little about you. I don’t even know if Helen & Florence
5are still there. Are Eva comes to see me tomorrow & she will be able
6to give me news I long to know just how you are.
8 Got a nice long letter from Walter Purcell
10 Good bye my own darling friend. Take care of yourself.
11 Olive
13 Wednesday