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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/3
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: 1894 ; Before End: 1898
Address FromKimberley, Northern Cape
Address To
Who ToFrances ('Fan') Schreiner nee Reitz
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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 name of the addressee of this letter is indicated by salutation and content. The letter has been dated by reference to when Schreiner married and when Cronwright-Schreiner's angora goat book was published. Schreiner was resident in Kimberley from August 1894 to November 1898. The first page is missing.
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5 & smart though you wouldn’t believe it!! Cron says I make an idol of
6it!) & yet have plenty of time for writing.
8 Do you remember the pickled onions you used to have at Sweet ?Bifine?
9Did you do them yourself or were they sent to you?
11 If you have the receipt would you give it me? Is it the same as the
12one in ?Hilda's [papertorn] Where is it?
14 Good bye, dear old sister
16 Drop me a line & tell me how you especially are,
17 Your little sis
18 Olive
20 ^Cron is great on his angora goats! He dreams of them at night & talks
21of them in his sleep!!^
The book referred to is: Samuel Cron Cronwright-Schreiner (1898) The Angora Goat London: Longmans.