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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/4
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date24 January 1902
Address FromHanover, Northern Cape
Address ToLyndall, Newlands, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToFrances ('Fan') Schreiner nee Reitz
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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. The address this letter was sent to has been derived from an attached envelope, which has been opened and the contents passed by the military censor.
1 Hanover
2 Jan 24 / 02
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4 Dear Fan
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6 Thanks for the letter you forwarded me. The Woman Question MS. has not
7yet come.
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9 I can’t understand that woman’s letter. I never told her to
10address the MS cheque for the article on the Woman Question to Will. I
11told her to address it to me, but to enclose it in an outer envelope
12addressed to you, as I thought we might by the time it came have left
13Hanover, & you would know where to send it in. I never mentioned
14Will’s name to her
. Please tell Will this. The cheque ought to be
15for about £61. If it does come drawn out in Will’s favour will you
16ask him please to pay it into my account at the Standard Bank. I am
17not at all fit. I wish one could get a change of air if only for a few
18days. My heart has been troubling me much again. I hope you are all
19well: let me know how "little" Will passes.
20
21 Olive
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Notation
The 'Woman Question MS' and 'article on the Woman Question' refer to two linked articles on 'Woman' published in the US, with these eventually becoming Woman and Labour.