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Letter ReferenceSchreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/80
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date1 July 1904
Address FromHanover, Northern Cape
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.
1 Hanover
2 July 1st 1904
4 Darling Effie
6 I feel so anxious about Guy from Aunt Het’s letter got today. Do
7drop me a line or get Arthur to just telling me how he is. I know Aunt
8Het has no time to write.
10 How is our Baby? Still growing so finely?
12 Cron says he is going to build on two little rooms to this house this
13year a little sitting room & spare bedroom & then you must come with
14Baby & stay with me. If only we can get the typhoid germs killed out
15here. I have been ill with a curious vomiting & diarrhoea ever since I
16came back, & Cron seems getting it today. Many people have it here who
17have not typhoid: but we are going to have pipes laid for the water
18they say. Cron saw your father when
20^he was in Johannesburg last week & says he was looking very well,
21indeed better than he ever saw him.^
23 Good bye darling child
24 Your small aunt Olive
26Love to Arthur & Lyndall