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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/19
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateSunday March 1900
Address FromWagenaars Kraal, Three Sisters, Northern 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 month and year have been written on this letter in an unknown hand. Schreiner stayed at Wagenaars Kraal from 21 February until late July 1900.
1 Sunday
3 Dear Fan,
5 I send you a bit of Cron’s last letter which will give you & Will
6his news.
8 Please give Cron’s message about Selous to Fred. I suppose Cron is
9in Glasgow now. It’s a pity there are not about 12 men at home
10lecturing & writing
12 Good bye dear.
13 OS.
15 The post is just going. Have you seen Cron’s letters in the Daily News Westminster
16Gazette & Leader &c? Good bye in great hurry
17 Olive
Cronwright-Schreiner's letters in the Daily News, Westminster Gazette and the Labour Leader have not been traced but will have been related to his anti-war speaking tour in Britain. See S.C. Cronwright-Schreiner (1906) The Land of Free Speech London: New Age Press.