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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/48
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date23 December 1919
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address To
Who ToMay Murray Parker nee Murray
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Legend
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.
1My dear May
2
3I am sending you Aunt Betty’s letter which I have just got
4
5Alice I think must be getting near the end. Plea I write to Betty
6every day because I think it helps her. I am so afraid of her breaking
7down I am sending the books she out to Margaret. I am sure Betty will
8find Keynes book comforting. He sees that unreadable He sees that all
9the evil work done by the “Peace” committee in Paris must come to
10nothing.
11
12The day after tomorrow will be Xmas. All best wish to you both & may
13next winter find you all in sunny South Africa. Dot left on the 15th
14of Dec to join her husband at Talora.
15
16Thine ever
17Olive
18
Notation
The book referred to is: John Maynard Keynes (1919) The Economic Consequences of the Peace London: Macmillan & Co.