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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/21
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date18 October 1910
Address FromDe Aar, Northern Cape
Address ToVilla Flandre, Newlands, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToFrances (‘Fan’) Schreiner nee Reitz
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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 address this letter was sent to is provided by an attached envelope.
1 De Aar
2 Oct 18th 1910
4 Hurrah! I have your birthday right at last!! ^I’ve got it safe in my
5book now!^ I hope Cron will go to bring you our good wishes himself. I
6hope it will be a very happy day, dear, with all your young folk about
7you. May you have many years more of life & health.
9 Thank you so much for asking me to come. If I don’t come before I
10shall spen come next October & spend your birthday with you.
12 Love to all the dear folk at Villa Flandre
14 Thy small sister
15 Olive