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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/46
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLettercard
Letter DateSunday 11 September 1904
Address FromCape Town, Western Cape
Address ToLyndall, Newlands, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToFrances (‘Fan’) Schreiner nee Reitz
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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 lettercard, which is part of its Manuscripts and Archives Collections. The date of this letter-card is provided by the postmark and the address it was sent to is on its front. Schreiner stayed in Cape Town in mid September 1904.
1 Sunday night
3 Dear Sis
5 I couldn’t come out to-day as I was not feeling well. I will try to
6come out & see you before I go. I’ve been lying down since yesterday
7midday, my heart is troubling me a bit. But I’ll try & get my
8shopping done tomorrow & Tuesday & then I’ll be free to come out.
9The doctor says nothing can be done for Neta. This place seems rather
10sad & lonely now Cron is not here & the Purcells are gone
12 Love dear from Olive