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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/4
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateThursday 16 January 1913
Address FromGrand Hotel, Muizenberg, Western Cape
Address To
Who ToWilliam Philip ('Will') Schreiner
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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. The name of the addressee is indicated by content. The letter is on printed headed notepaper.
1 Grand Hotel,
2 Muizenberg,
3 South Africa
4 Thursday
6 It’s lovely our girl has passed isn’t it dear? I’ll come & look
7you up on Sunday. Its better here than Schmidts.
9 I enclose you Crons greetings to St James folk – very disrespectful
10to Mr Smith!!!
12 Dot & he must fight a duel over their dogs.
14 Love to you all
15 Ol
17 Had a lovely time with Lady Innes & my dear friend Lucy Molteno.
19 Haven’t felt so well for a year as I felt there.
Attached to this letter is a torn-off part of a letter in what seems to be Cronwright-Schreiner's hand-writing saying 'Give my love to the St James people'.