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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1895/6
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateSaturday 29 June 1895
Address FromTweedside Lodge, Matjesfontein, Western Cape
Address To
Who ToFrances (‘Fan’) Schreiner nee Reitz
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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. The letter is on printed headed notepaper.
1 Tweedside Lodge
2 Matjesfontein
3 Saturday
5 Dear Fan
7 We got here at 12 last night. We enjoyed your sandwiches very much as
8we didn’t get anything to eat till 7 o’clock last night at Touws
11 Thank you my darling sister for all your loving care & goodness to me.
12I am sure that I feel so wonderfully better is largely owing to it. I
13shall never forget all your kindness. I listened at your door to hear
14if you & Will were awake before I left, but I like to wake you. It’s
15been raining heavily here, but it’s fine now & I’ve been showing
16Cron my old haunts. We go on first thing on Monday morning & get home
17on Tuesday. My love to the dear little ones all & Alice. Thank Will
18for his wire.
20 Olive