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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/33
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date4 January 1901
Address FromHanover, Northern Cape
Address To
Who ToBetty Molteno
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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 name of the addressee is indicated by salutation and content. Schreiner was resident in Hanover between September 1900 and late 1907.
1Jan 4 / 01
3Dear Friend
5I enclose the cheque for £261.0.0 I have sold the little house & sent
6the money down to the Standard Bank. Please cash it at once. I will be
7so happy to think you have it, dear one. It has been such a marvellous
8help to me, but now I I’m quite able to return it, & may not be
9later. And now the house is sold if I die I shall leave nothing.
11I have been unfit for some days, but am getting back to my work to-day,
12 which is always so cheering.
14Please tell me if Miss Greene has written to me since the 19th of
15November, & whether you had written to me since the first day you went
16to Kalk Bay. I have written to you both since I wrote on New-Years day
17& also on Xmas day.
19There was a very nice young missionary staying here at the Doctors who
20said she would likely see you & Mrs Murray in Cape Town. She called to
21see me with the Dr’s Wife.
23Good bye, dear.
26Cron send much love