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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/53
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateThursday 18 December 1913
Address FromRMS Edinburgh Castle
Address ToVilla Flandre, Newlands, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToFrances (‘Fan’) Schreiner nee Reitz
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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 address it was sent to is provided by an attached envelope, with an illegible postmark. The letter is on printed headed notepaper.
1 Union Castle Line
2 RMS Edinburgh Castle
3 Thursday
5 Dear old sister
7 I’m just a third through the voyage now. So many thanks for all your
8kindness to me. I’ll write & tell you how I find our two in London.
9I have not been sea sick once. I went on deck unreadable twice the
10first day, but since then I not left my birth. Old Tucker has stood by
11me finely!
13 Good bye, dear.
14 Olive