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Letter ReferenceLevine Collection/14
ArchiveRonald Levine Collection, Johannesburg
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: Friday June 1901 ; Before End: December 1901
Address FromHanover, Northern Cape
Address To
Who ToCaptain Skeet
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Legend
The Project is grateful to Ronald Levine for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of the Ronald Levine Collection. Captain Skeet was appointed the local British military Commandant in Hanover in mid 1901, and thus the place and dating of the letter.
1Friday
2
3Dear Captain Skeet
4
5I shall have much pleasure in sending you a copy of An African Farm
6when I get some from England as I hope to shortly.
7
8I hope you will have a good time at Matjesfontein which is a
9delightful place, & a safe & happy return to the old country when you
10do go.
11
12Yours very sincerely
13Olive Schreiner
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