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Letter ReferenceLevine Collection/19
ArchiveRonald Levine Collection, Johannesburg
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateThursday March 1914
Address FromPension White, Florence, Italy
Address To
Who ToMiss Priestly
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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. The month and year of this letter are derived from content and when Schreiner was undergoing treatment with Carloni in Florence. Nothing further is known about Miss Priestly.
1Pension White
2Thursday morning
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4Dear Miss Priestly
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6I am so sorry I was out when you called this morning. I was at
7Carloni’s where I have to be every day from 9.30 to 12 o’clock. If you
8could call for me at Carloni’s at 11.30 tomorrow I would arrange to
9leave 12 half an hour sooner. Carloni’s address is 39 Via Cavour. It
10is so kind of you to ask me. Thank you for the lovely flowers, they
11give one a real spring feeling.
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13Yours sincerely
14Olive Schreiner
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