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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/36
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date8 June 1899
Address FromJohannesburg, Transvaal
Address ToGirls Collegiate School, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
Who ToBetty Molteno
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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. Schreiner was resident in Berea, Johannesburg, from December 1898 until late August 1899. The name of the addressee and the address this letter was sent to are provided by an attached envelope, from which the stamp and postmark have been removed.
1 Dear Friend
3 Returning cheque. Please find enclosed. If I were paying for pamphlet
4myself, wouldn’t take it, dear, as you you have much else to do with it.
5 It ?Centlivres sent me the enclosed kind wire this morning, so I will
6let them publish & distribute pamphlet. Was so glad to get the
7enclosed letter from Editor of Midland News: as he has been more or
8less a Rhodes man.
10 Olive