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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/3
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date13 January 1896
Address FromMiddelburg, Eastern Cape
Address To
Who ToWilliam Philip ('Will') Schreiner
Other VersionsRive 1987: 263
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Legend
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 end of this letter is missing.
1 Middelburg
2 Jan 13 / 96
3
4 Dear Laddy
5
6 I was very glad to receive your letter in the Argus – a paper I never
7see. If you write anything further send it me. Cron has been feeling
8so very much drawn towards Hofmeyr & Ons Land that it was with
9difficulty I restrained him from writing a long per letter to Hofmeyr,
10of congratulation & approval! He has however contented himself with
11writing a letter to Ons Land which I hope they will put in; I am
12anxious that at the present moment everything that can be done to show
13the Dutch throughout the country that there are some Englishmen who
14can rise above all race prejudice, & deal look at recent events
15with
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17[page/s missing]
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Notation
Rive's (1987) version omits part of this letter and is also in a number of respects incorrect.