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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/20
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateJune 1906
Address FromCape Town, Western Cape
Address To
Who ToWilliam Philip ('Will') Schreiner
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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 month and year have been written on this letter in an unknown hand. Schreiner was in Cape Town in June, July and the beginning of August 1906.
1 My darling Boy,
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3 You are looking so unwell again. Can’t you manage on Friday evening
4to go off with one of the boys to Fishoek or some-where till Saturday
5Sunday night or early Monday.
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7 It is after all the reasonable view that if one spends oneself too
8much, one does nothing at all at last, so rest is a ?necessity. Of
9course it’s pretty well impossible to realize this in one’s own
10case, though one sees it so clearly in that of others.
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12 Good bye dear
13 Olive
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