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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/19
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date15 May 1913
Address FromDe Aar, Northern 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. 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 Mrs Murray
3 I returned Miss Hobhouse’s letter some time ago. Please let me know if
4you have got it?
6 I am so glad the change to Elgin seems to have done you good. Our
7weather here now is lovely, & I feel the benefit of the cool dry air.
9 Have you let your house yet?
11 Love to Betty & Miss Greene when you see them. I’m so glad all goes
12well with Lucy & her Husband.
14 In haste
15 O Schreiner