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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/3
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date17 January 1902
Address FromHanover, Northern Cape
Address ToKenilworth, Cape Town, Western 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 of this letter has been derived from the postmark on an attached envelope, which also provides the name of the addressee and the address it was sent to; it has been opened and the contents passed by the military censor.
1 Dear Friend
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3 In a way I feel sad to hear you & Miss Greene are going to England, &
4in a way glad. Glad for your sakes because the change will do you much
5good. I got the cheque for £61 but destroyed it at once, as I am
6quite right as to the amount! I wrote it down at once. Cron is out
7spider hunting. I’m so glad he’s got the spiders to think of. All
8my time is taken up with housework but I sometimes get a few minutes
9for writing.
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11 Good bye. My dear love to you both. I’m glad Mrs Anderson is better
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13 Olive
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