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Letter ReferenceFindlay Family A1199/B Documents: Box 7/5
ArchiveWilliam Cullen Library, Historical Papers, University of the Witwatersrand
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date20 October 1900
Address FromHanover, Northern Cape
Address To
Who ToHudson Findlay
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The Project is grateful to the William Cullen Library, University of Johannesburg, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of its Historical Papers.
1 Hanover
2 Oct 20 / 00
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4 Dear Hud
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6 Its possible as the cheque was returned to me for Peter Halket was
7returned just before I left Johannesburg that it was stopped by the
8English authorities in Cape Town; I doubt it, but it is possible. as
9many if the letters I have written lately have never got to America.
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11 Give my love to them all I hope you are quite fit now & have no return
12of the faintness. I have had a bad four days, continually faintnesses
13coming on suddenly, but I've never been ?insensible & am much better
14today.
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16 You know I don't mind if I can't get Peter Halket out of their hands,
17I'll let it go, but they shan't have Stray Thoughts to suffocate again,
18 not if I have to pay the whole £40. You know if I'd had some smart
19business man to manage my affairs I'd be worth thousands now.
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21 Olive
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