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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/32
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date16 September 1908
Address FromDe Aar, Northern 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 date has been written on this letter in an unknown hand. Schreiner was resident in De Aar from November 1907 until she left South Africa for Britain and Europe in December 1913, but with some fairly lengthy visits elsewhere over this time.
1 Dear Laddie,
3 Welcome back. Your visit on the whole, seems to me to have been
4distinctly successful: though of course everyone knew the point
5wouldn’t be carried.
7 I knew the Bond will turn old Merriman out this cession.
9 Good bye dear. We shall arrive on the evening of the 21st & you on the
10morning in Cape Town.
12 We shall be in our old quarters
14 Love to the Wife.
15 Olive