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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/23
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateFriday 9 June 1905
Address FromCape Town, Western Cape
Address To
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 letter, which is part of its Manuscripts and Archives Collections. The date has been written on this letter in an unknown hand. Schreiner stayed in Cape Town from mid March to mid June 1905.
1 Friday morning
3 Dear Fan
5 We are going to sleep at Cron’s sisters on Sunday night, (he is
6going to them on Saturday but I shall likely go on Sunday). I will
7come to you on Sunday morning on my way there & stay to lunch if you
8can have me: We are leaving next Friday for Hanover. Isn’t this rain
9continuous, no getting out!
11 I guess I’m right about Ursula’s birthday this time! Cron will
12come too if he can.
14 I want to hear your latest news about our boys.
16 Your little