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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/33
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date11 July 1909
Address FromDe Aar, Northern Cape
Address To
Who ToBetty Molteno
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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 name of the addressee is indicated by content. Schreiner was resident in De Aar from November 1907 until she left South Africa for Britain and Europe in December 1913, with some fairly lengthy visits elsewhere over this time.
1 Dear, It’s three weeks since I heard from you. Always address to De
2Aar unless I tell you other wise Its a wild windy dusty day. I fear
3our short winter is over.
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5 I enclose you a n letter from Anna Purcell about our big meeting with
6Malan as speaker. It will interest you. You need not return it
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8 Herbert Burrows has sent me his pamphlet its splendid in tone, but I
9think I told you about it Its to be had at "The Twentieth Century
10Press 37A Clerkenwell Green London.
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12 I have written for some copies.
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14 Good bye, dear. Ask Alice to write to me. You will just be welcoming
15Mrs Murray when this comes.
16 July 11th 1909
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Notation
The pamphlet referred to is: Herbert Burrows (1909) The Future of Woman: A Lecture London: Twentieth Century Press.