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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/2
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date4 January 1912
Address FromKaratara, Kenilworth, Cape Town, Western Cape
Address ToKenilworth House, Kenilworth, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToCaroline Murray nee Molteno
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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. The letter is on embossed headed notepaper.
1 Karatara,
4 Dear Mrs Murray
6 I shall like so much to come on Monday Yesterday I had to go to the
7big family gathering in honour of my husband’s mother’s birth-day,
8& I was so sorry to hear I’d missed you when I came back.
10 My husband leaves on Saturday morning for de Aar, & I’m helping him
11with shopping &c or I would run in & see you.
13 Good bye.
14 Olive Schreiner