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Letter ReferenceW.P. Schreiner BC112/B31/3
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date28 January 1898
Address FromThe Homestead, Kimberley, Northern Cape
Address To
Who ToUrsula Schreiner
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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 exists only as a typescript.
1 My dear Cuckoo
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3 I wonder if you have school at St James’s, or if you have holidays
4all the time? Do you pick up thorns too?
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6 You must tell Oliver he must write to me, I want to see how he is
7getting on with his writing. Are you learning to swim now? You ought
8to get Daddar to teach you.
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10 Give my love to Mother & Dadda & Will & Dot & OllieM. You must learn
11to write quickly so that you can write to me your-self.
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13 Good bye my darling Ursula,
14 Your loving little auntie
15 Olive
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25 ------- These are all kisses for you.
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27 The Homestead, Kimberley.
28 Jan 28th 1898.
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