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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/6
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date13 March 1910
Address FromCape Town, Western Cape
Address ToSandown Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToLucy Molteno nee Mitchell
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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 date of this letter has been derived from the postmark on an attached envelope, which also provides the address it was sent to. Schreiner was in Cape Town from early January to early April 1910.
1 Dear Lucy
3 It was very refreshing to be at your house. Please send me back that
4list of names, or if you wan can make any use of it send me Miss
5"?Retoughkes" address (I don’t know how her name is spelt. I want to
6write to her.
8 I will draw up a little scheme for that little Club society & send it
9you to dis-cuss with the others.
11 I was so glad you read your poem about the karroo to me.
13 If you are writing to Betty any time explain to her why I don’t
14write more. I can’t.
16 Yours ever,
17 Olive
19 I hope you are feeling quite strong: you look so splendidly better