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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold2/Misc/2
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date1896
Address FromThe Homestead, Kimberley, Northern Cape
Address To
Who ToBetty Molteno
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Legend
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. The name of the addressee is provided by content. Schreiner was resident at The Homestead, Kimberley, from mid 1894 to late 1898. The start of the letter is missing.
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3mode of life would be not hers. But I couldn’t explain that ever to
4the dear old mother who thinks she is an angel without wings. Funny
5all the complexities of life. Its so beautiful to see you both but its
6would be much better if you were here.
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8Olive
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