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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/36
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: Friday April 1917 ; Before End: August 1920
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address To
Who ToFrederick (‘Fred’) Pethick-Lawrence
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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. Schreiner was resident at Porchester Place from April 1917 to August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.
1 9 Porchester Place
2 Friday (nd)
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4 Are you and your wife in town already at your new quarters? If you are,
5 could you come some time and see me or let me meet one of you
6somewhere. I want so much to hear what you think of things. I hope
7you’ve had a lovely summer in the country.
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