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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/59
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateThursday 21 December 1911
Address FromCape Town, Western Cape
Address To
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 has been written on this letter in an unknown hand. Schreiner was in Cape Town from late November 1911 to mid January 1912.
1 Thursday
3 Dear Lucie
5 I am thinking of you so often. Do ask the nurse or your husband to let
6me have a postcard or a word on the telephone to let me know how it is
7going with you when your time of sorrow & of joy comes. I was so glad
8to see you looking so bright & well.
10 I am going out to Blauwberg again tomorrow to see my sister who
11remains very bad, but is slightly better.
13 I am going the day after Xmas to stay with Lady Innes till the day
14after New Years, when I shall go out to the Hotel at Milnerton. As
15soon as you are able to see people they must let me know that I can
16come & see you dear. ^& rejoice with you^
18 Yours ever
19 Olive Schreiner