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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/40
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: 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. The enclosures are no longer attached. Schreiner was resident at Porchester Place from April 1917 to August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.
1 Same address 9 Porchester Place
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4 So glad to know you have got back safely & had a fine time. Am glad of
5the enclosures which I am just going to read. Am anxious to know your
6real view of things American. Did you meet my friend Mrs Jackson whom
7I met at your house? If so can you give me her address? She is one the
8most attractive women I have ever met. I wish she lived in England.
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