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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/17
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateSeptember 1899
Address Fromna
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 and the name of the addressee have been written on this letter in an unknown hand. The 'missing' start of the letter will be found at BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/32. The end of the letter are missing.
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32
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5cause. Is the reason that our religion is a living one which we must
6act up to, while theirs is dead.
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8If war breaks out please wire me at once: (Schreiner Strydenburg is
9the address for wires.)
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11If you simply wire me the name of a plan, Johannesburg Natal frontier,
12&c I shall know war has broken out there.
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14Don’t fail to do this ^dear.^
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16[page/s missing]
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