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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/10
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date1904
Address FromKaratara, Kenilworth, Cape Town, Western Cape
Address To
Who ToCaroline Murray nee Molteno
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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. The letter is on printed headed notepaper.
1 Karatara
2 Kenilworth
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4 Dear Mrs Murray,
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6 If I’d thought you would be here I’d have stayed in on Saturday.
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8 Thank you so much for asking me for Wednesday. I thought till today I
9would be able to come. But Wednesday is my mother-in-laws birthday, &
10there is to be a great gathering of the whole family for lunch & tea
11so I can’t be away. I’m so sorry not to come, but will come & see
12you soon.
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14 Yours ?hurriedly
15 Olive Schreiner
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