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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/14
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date22 April 1905
Address FromCape Town, Western Cape
Address To
Who ToWilliam Philip ('Will') Schreiner
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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.
1 Cape Town
2 April 22 / 05
4 My dear old Man
6 I hope the voyage is proving restful to you & that when you get this
7you will be feeling in a way a new person. Drop me a line dear, to
8tell me what the doctors advise & what your movements are. You are not
9yet so much wrong that mere rest & change may not do you much good.
11 I have not seen any of our folk since you left. I have only twice been
12out since that day I went to Rondebosch to see you. I am not able to
13get about much now; without difficulty I do nothing. Take care of your
14self, don’t come to this.
16 Love to my darling name sake. I wish I were there to go about with him
17to the picture galleries &c. There’s so much in knowing what to see &
18how to see it.
20 Your little sister
21 Olive
23^If you had any time on your hands any day you might look up my little
24doctor friend Alice Corthorn. Her address is Dr Corthorn ^
25 30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace
26 Kensington
27 London W.
29 She would be so glad to see someone I love.