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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/1
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateMonday 12 July 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 & Hotel,
5De Vere Gardens, W.
9Dear Laddie
11I hope you & the dear little mother had a good time with the boy.
13The doctor I have says I must have two teeth drawn He will come with
14me as they have to put me under chloroform owing to the strength of my
15teeth & their fixture in my gums. They are going to get the best
16specialist in London to give me the chloroform, & Adela Villiers is
17going to send her hospital nurse with me, unless she has had to leave
18for France by tomorrow night So I shall be all right. I shall be going
19up to a nursing home in Hampstead this week about Thursday or to a
20nursing home in Llandrindod in Wales. Will let you know.
22Thanks about portmanteau & box.
24I thought you look so tired & unfit when last I saw you. I’m sure
25the heat is trying you. I shall go & see ?Alexander some day when
26I’m over this
28Love to you dear
31I slept last night at Adelas. She is an angel; but she leaves next
32week for the country