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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/31
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateFriday 29 May 1914
Address From30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace, Kensington, London
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. Schreiner was resident in St Mary Abbotts Terrace for some weeks during April and May 1914.
3Dear Laddie
5I went to that ^Norman Angel^ dinner last night. You would have enjoyed
6it: I wished so you were there. It was so out of the common Lady
7Barlow sat next me – such a most sweet & lovable little woman. I
8promised to let her know when you return to London. I’ll tell you
9about the meeting. I’m very unfit dear almost like in Africa: but
10I’ll try to get my little bit of packing done & leave by Thursday
11^Wednesday^, some times Ive a foolish feeling that if I simply get to
12Nauheim I’ll be better If I hope you are resting & that the weathers
13nice Lady Barlow handed me the enclosed when we said good bye.
15Your stupid little sister