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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/65
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date1915
Address Fromna
Address To
Who ToWilliam Philip ('Will') Schreiner
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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 year has been written on this letter in an unknown hand.
1 Dear Laddie
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3 Please address this to Lyndall. I was heartbroken to find she had left
4two minutes before when I got to the station. I enclose a cutting you
5may not have seen. I was struck by it because it expresses so exactly
6my own views, - which is not often the case with newspaper articles.
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8 Please return it. Let me know as soon as you have news of Oliver. I
9enjoyed the other evening so much. It was a great spree.
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11 Ol.
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13 Please address the enclosed to Dot at once.
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Notation
The enclosed cutting is no longer attached.