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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/24
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateMonday June 1897
Address From61 Chester Square, Westminster, London
Address To
Who ToJohn Brown
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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.
161 Chester Sq
2Monday
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4Dear Dr Brown
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6I saw Ray & Julie this morning. I was delighted with them both. If I
7could buy, Ray I should do so & keep her with me all the time. Julie
8reminds me of you --- so you may guess I’m drawn to her. I do hope
9we shall see you both before we return to South Africa, if we ever
10both of us do.
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12Ray will write you about Alassio.
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14Sir W Broadbent says my heart has broken down entirely so our plans
15are just now uncertaint Do you think it would be a good thing for me
16to try Maloja in the Engadine 6 ^5^ thousand feet high? I am always well
17as soon as I get high
in Africa? I can’t go back to Africa just at
18once on account of the voyage
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