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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/48
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateDecember 1905
Address FromHanover, Northern Cape
Address To
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 month and year have been written on this letter in an unknown hand. Schreiner was resident in Hanover from September 1900 to October 1907, after 1902 with visits, sometimes fairly lengthy, elsewhere.
1 Dear Fan
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3 If I come I shall come to see you on Monday if I can. We shall arrive
4by mail train on Sunday afternoon. I haven’t yet heard if Dr Brown
5has been able to get me a room. If he hasn’t I’ll not go, but I
6hope Cron will be able to go anyhow.
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8 Good bye a Happy Xmas to all
9 Olive
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