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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/30
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateSunday 15 February 1920
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address To
Who ToBetty Molteno
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Legend
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. Schreiner was resident at Porchester Place from early April 1917 until August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.
1Sunday
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3Darling Betty
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5I send you dear Lucy’s letter. She’s such a sweet natural child. I’ve
6not seen Edna, I’ve not been able to go out last week at all except to
7old Smiths, & that is difficult but I hope I shall be better now.
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9It must be fine in the country. I love to think of you there, dear.
10Ava you know has gone to Germany. I wonder what is going to become of
11this Polish movement, the maddest thing we ever backed up yet!! Will
12it end in Russia taking Warsaw – or will we succeed for the moment!!
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14I think Good bye dear I’ve so much I want to say to you, but I can’t
15write. I will tomorrow.
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17Olive
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Notation
The enclosed letter is no longer attached.