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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/94
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date31 December 1914
Address FromKensington Palace Mansions, De Vere Gardens, Kensington, London
Address To
Who ToWilliam Philip ('Will') Schreiner
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Legend
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 at Kensington Palace Mansions from late October 1914 to late July 1915.
1Old Years Night
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3Dear Laddie
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5I am sitting here alone in my little room, watching the old year out
6– the saddest & loneliest old years eve of my life.
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8May the new year bring you no increase of sorrow dear, & much of good.
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10Your little sister
11Olive
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13One thinks of the watch night services we used to go to in the old
14days at Heald Town.
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