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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/19
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateWednesday 25 June 1919
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address ToTrevaldwyn, Llandrindod Wells, Wales
Who ToFrances ('Fan') Schreiner nee Reitz
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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, while the address it was sent to is provided by an attached envelope. Schreiner was resident at Porchester Place from early April 1917 until August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.
1My dear old Sister
3I got long letter from May this morning telling me all about Will. I
4won’t let him think I’m coming to see him because he’s ill, but
5I’ll come soon if he doesn’t get quite better: I won’t let him
6see I’m anxious about him at all. I can put on a very jolly air if I
9I hope you are finding the change do you good. I am so glad to hear
10from Ursie that Mrs ?Hony is there & you & she sometimes go for walks.
11You must get as much fresh air as you can.
13I was at Ursie’s today She looks very well & sweet. Baby is short
14coated already & has a pair of your little “brookjes” on. The
15nurse is very nice
17Good bye, dear.
20^Please give enclosed to Will.^
The 'enclosed' to be given to Will Schreiner follows in the archival sequence (see Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/20).