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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/33
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date21 December 1902
Address FromHanover, Northern Cape
Address To
Who ToWilliam Philip ('Will') Schreiner
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Legend
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. Schreiner was resident in Hanover from September 1900 to October 1907, after 1902 with visits, sometimes fairly lengthy, elsewhere.
1 Dear Will
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3 Have you ever read a book called "the Soul of a People" by Fielding
4Hall
? If you have not get it & read it. It is the most beautiful book
5I ever read: it has been to me like rain falling on a dry thirsty
6ground to read it. It is so good to walk with a great beautiful loving
7soul. All good to you my dear one for the Xmas & New Year.
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9 Olive
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Notation
The book referred to is: Harold Fielding Hall (1898) The Soul of a People London: R. Bentley & Son.