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Letter ReferenceMary Gladstone (Mrs Drew) Add. 46244, f.188
ArchiveBritish Library, Department of Manuscripts, London
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateSunday 13 October 1914
Address FromKensington Palace Mansions, De Vere Gardens, Kensington, London
Address To
Who ToMary Drew nee Gladstone (m. 1886)
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The Project is grateful to the British Library for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of its Special Collections. The date of the letter has been written on in an unknown hand.
1 Kensington Palace Mansions
2 de Vere Gardens
3 Kensington
4 Sunday
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6 Dear Mrs Drew
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8 I was so glad to hear your good news. I hope all has gone very very
9well.
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11 I have come here now, & this will be my address I hope for a long time.
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13 Affairs in South Africa are heart-breaking; but where on earths
14surface are they not.
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16 Yours with many good wishes for the new little life
17 Olive Schreiner
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