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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/33
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date1 May 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 name of the addressee is indicated by salutation and content.
1 Hanover
2 May 1st 1901
4 Dear Friend
6 The clothes have come will be most useful. We are going to rig out a
7whole little family in them. For the present we have enough. Give my
8best love to Mrs C- when you see her.
10 I have got permission to go for a walk tomorrow & I’m quite excited.
11Little Neta will be half out of her mind with delight. Miss
12Viljoen’s little nephew has bad whooping cough & as I’ve never had
13it, I am rather expecting it. The weather is absolutely heavenly here.
14One has a kind of feeling "God’s in his heaven, all’s well with
15the world!"
17 Good bye dear. My love to you both
18 Olive