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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/22
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateSaturday 1906
Address FromCape Town, Western 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 year has been written on this letter in an unknown hand. Schreiner was in Cape Town in June, July and the beginning of August 1906.
1 Saturday morning
3 It was so sweet of you to come yesterday, darling sissie. I will come
4on Wednesday & try the one night. If only the South Easterly blows I
5shall be able to stay.
7 I don’t know if I made it cla clear that Cron will want the man if
8he is returned for Parliament.
10 Love to you all dear,
11 Olive
12 Love to my love to my old brother
14 ^I wish him success at his meeting tonight. Longing to see you all.^