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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/31
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateSaturday 21 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. Schreiner was resident at Porchester Place from early April 1917 until August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.
1Saturday
2
3My darling Betty
4
5I enclose you little Lucie’s letter to me, & in case you should care
6to read it my niece’s letter about Theo’s death. Return it to me.
7
8I do hope you are better dear. I am so glad you are not here, the
9weather is terrible.
10
11I’ve not been able to see Edna’s baby yet as I’ve been in bed
12since last Sunday.
13
14It is a week old today. The pain in my heart is less now & I hope I
15shall be able to get up tomorrow.
16
17Good bye dear one
18Olive
19Saturday
20