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Letter ReferenceSchreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/111
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: April 1910 ; Before End: July 1910
Address Fromna
Address To
Who ToEffie Hemming m. Brown (1903)
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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. This letter has been dated by reference to content, around the illness and then death of Effie Brown’s son.
1 Dear Effie
3 I do hope little Robert shows some sign of improvement. Can the doctor
4say definitely what he thinks is the matter? I am so often thinking of
5you dear, & the little boy who was so full of life & joy.
7 I hope the cooler weather is doing Aunt Het good.
9 Your most loving little Auntie
10 Olive