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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/64
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateFriday 18 September 1914
Address From30 St Marys 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.
1 30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace
2 Friday
4 Dear, Let me know as soon as you know anything surely about your
5movements. The weather here is lovely & cool, I think the heat is
6quite over now & I feel much revived.
8 I meet the Editor of the Westminster yesterday, not a bad fellow.
10 I send you a peace paper. Need not return.
12 Tragic end for poor old de la Rey? I hope the world goes well with you
15 I am still waiting in hope of my little flat, from day to day. Let me
16know before hand if you can if you can if you are coming. I should be
17so sorry to miss you dear.
19 I am perhaps going to Ramsgate on Monday to look for a place in case
20my flat doesn’t come off.
22 Thine ever
23 Olive
25 I had lunch with Mrs Drew yesterday She’s very amusing on South
26African affairs. Dorothy her daughter is just going
28 ^to have a second child.^
The 'peace paper' Schreiner sent with this letter cannot be established.