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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/50
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateTuesday 21 December 1915
Address From30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace, Kensington, London
Address To
Who ToMay Murray Parker nee Murray
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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 at St Mary Abbotts Terrace from December 1915 to late February 1916.
3Dear May
5Thanks for letter & card. I suppose Miss Van Heerden didn’t know my
6address. Miss Hobhouse must have given her yours. I hope you will all
7have a most happy Xmas, & that you will will have good news from all
8your dear ones.
10Olive arrived yesterday. He stays just one week. The girls are not
11going back Cannes. They are going into some other hospital perhaps in
14Oh May dear, it was so nice to see you. I can still feel you dear
15sympathetic hand holding mine in the taxi.
17I think so much of your mother. Her anxiety must be dreadful, I expect
18there’s going to be much fighting in East Africa.
20Dot said I was to give her love to you.
22Good bye dear
23Olive Schreiner