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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/22
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date12 April 1911
Address FromDe Aar, Northern Cape
Address To
Who ToFrederick (‘Fred’) Pethick-Lawrence and Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence nee Pethick
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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. A typescript only of this letter is available. The transcription here follows this typescript and includes any uncertain dates, ellipses, mistakes and so on.
1 de Aar
2 Apri1 12th,1911
4 Dear Fred & Emmeline,
6 Thank you for your letters from prison. Need I tell you how much my
7thoughts are with you. I have never believed they meant to play fair
8with that Conciliation Bill. Now we know.
10 I am anxious to hear full details of your trial when it takes place.
11Please send me papers when you can.
13 Goodbye. I hope I’ll be better next week & able to write a real
16 Yours ever with love and deep sympathy,