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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/30
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateWednesday 24 April 1901
Address FromHanover, Northern Cape
Address To
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. The name of the addressee is indicated by salutation. Schreiner was resident in Hanover from September 1900 to October 1907, after 1902 with visits, sometimes fairly lengthy, elsewhere.
1 Wednesday
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3 Dear Friend
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5 Give my love to Mrs C - & the dear little children. I am too angry to
6say much. How is her foot? Oh I wish I could see you all.
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8 It’s such heavenly weather here, quite, quite perfect! I have bought
9myself a canvas chair today so I shall be able to go & sit out in the
10yard in the sun
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12 Letter writing is unprofitable now.
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14 Love to you both
15 Olive
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