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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/2
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date6 January 1915
Address FromKensington Palace Mansions, De Vere Gardens, 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. The letter is on printed headed notepaper.
1Telephone: 3675 Kensington.
2Telegrams: Apartment, London.
4Kensington Palace Mansions.
5De Vere Gardens, W.
7Dear Will
9Will you please let me know what the name of the steamer is by which
10Dot has sailed I enclose addressee card. I also send addressed book
11cover with string inside to tie it with if you will please put Norman
book inside. I have made up my mind to go up to Hampstead
13next week. I know how busy you are therefore send address card & box
14to save trouble I shall be more get-at-able at Hampstead as far as you
15are con-cerned as the buss passes your office door in Victoria St
16every five minutes which in 25 at Hampstead Heath station & omnibus
17terminous, the Bus is no 24 & goes on to Victoria Station. It will
18really be more easy for me to get about from there than here There is
19only a pretty steep three minutes climb, which however you would not
20feel. Its about as far & steep as from our Hotel at Nauheim to the
21Kursal, but I cant climb now as I could then.
23It will be lovely to see Dots face if only for a minute.
25Thy small sister
27Much love to Ursie.
The book Schreiner asks Will to send her is likely to be: Norman Angell (1909) The Great Illusion London: William Heinemann.