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Letter ReferenceSchreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/68
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date18 October 1903
Address FromHanover, Northern Cape
Address To
Who ToHenrietta (‘Ettie’) Schreiner m. Stakesby Lewis (1891)
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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.
1 Hanover
2 Oct 18 / 03
4 My darling
6 I can’t come just now. I will try to come a few weeks later. When
7does Effie expect her little one. I would like so much to see to see
8it, but fear I can’t put off my coming till so late, because I get
9asthma in December. Cron’s having a great deal of trouble & worry
10now, in business matters & I don’t feel I can leave him.
12 Good night my darling.
13 Your little sis
14 Olive
16 I am longing so curiously to see you.