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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/52
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date18 December 1913
Address FromRMS Edinburgh Castle
Address Toc/o Lady Molteno, Glen Elgin, Elgin, Western Cape
Who ToMay Murray Parker nee Murray
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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 printed headed notepaper.
1 Union Castle Line
2 RMS Edinburgh Castle
4 Dear May
6 The flowers you & Kathleen put into my room are still quite fresh. I
7never knew sweet peas to last so long. Thank you for your sweet
8thought in bringing them I do hope I shall see you in England next
9year, dear, & that all that is beautiful & good will come to you
11 Olive Schreiner
13 Excuse the scribble I am writing in bed I’ve only left my cabin once
14since I came on board