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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/18
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateWednesday 25 June 1919
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address ToLlandrindodd Wells, Wales
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. Schreiner was resident at Porchester Place from early April 1917 until August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.
3My old Will
5I send you a card I got from Emma. I love to think of you in the quiet
6of Llandrindod. I know you will love the Parkers, & when you have been
7there ten days you will feel as if they were your son & daughter.
9Its so hard I can’t do anything for you dear & you’ve always done
10so much for me – for all of us. You must not be tempted to walk up
11to the lake or do anything till you are quite strong. I wish you could
12go to Nauheim but Llandrindod is the best we can do here, I feel sure.
14Your little sister