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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1893/6
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateSunday 29 October 1893
Address FromMatjesfontein, Western Cape
Address To
Who ToWilliam Philip ('Will') 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. The date has been written on this letter in an unknown hand.
1 Near Matjesfontein
2 Sunday
4 My dear Boy
6 I wish you were with me. The air is living, the karroo is in flower &
7I am flourishing since I got past Worcester. You must let me know in
8time Will when you pass Middelburg & I’ll meet you there. We have
9many things to talk over & we couldn’t talk in Cape Town, I was too
10un-myself. Thank you for your goodness to me my old brother.
12 I send £1.5 if I can get an order at Matjesfontein. The £1 is what
13I’m sure you had to pay on my luggage. I was forgetting it was to
14Middelburg & not Matjesfontein as of old. Please buy a big box of
15crackers for old Dot on her her birthday with the 5/- Don’t She
16might go with you to choose them at Cartwrights it would be an
17additional interest.
19 ^Thy little sis Ol^