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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/40
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date30 November 1920
Address FromOak Hall, Wynburg, Cape Town, Western Cape
Address ToMiller's Point, Western Cape
Who ToMay Murray Parker nee Murray
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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 of this letter is derived from the postmark on an attached envelope, which also provides the address it was sent to.
1Oak Hall
2Tramway Terminus
3Main Rd
4Wynberg
5
6My darling May
7
8Its so beautiful to think you will soon be here. I am so anxious to
9know how Freddie stood the voyage, & am still more anxious to know how
10the climate here will suit him.
11
12I have got much worse since I came here, but my case is so entirely
13different from his.
14
15I am staying at a Boarding House called Oak Hall. At the Tramway
16Terminus on the Main road Wynberg, so if ever you drive from
17Miller’s Point you will have to pass here, & perhaps I will see you
18for a minute.
19
20Give my dear love to Margaret. I think so often of her.
21
22I’m so glad you’ve got Lily with you to help you.
23
24Good bye my darling May, may this coming to Africa yield both you &
25Freddie all you have hoped.
26
27Olive
28
Notation
May Murray Parker has written on the envelope 'Olive Schreiner's last letter to me'.