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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/47
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateSaturday 16 November 1918
Address FromParklands, Shere, Guildford, Surrey
Address To9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
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 of this letter is provided by the postmark on an attached envelope, while the address it was sent to is on its front. The letter is on printed headed notepaper; Schreiner was staying with Percy Molteno and his wife at the time of writing.
1 Parklands
2 Shiere
3 Nr Guildford
5 Saturday
7 Darling Betty
9 I shall be back again on Monday. The weather here is glorious sharp
10frost every night. I’ve only been out of the house twice but the air
11is so clear
13 Margaretta has come over for the day, but I’ve not seen her yet.
15 I wish you were here to go for a long walk, it’s just the weather for
16it. Glorious.
18 This is a sweet place.
20 I do hope your cold is better.
21 Good bye dear.
22 Olive