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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/39
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date29 November 1920
Address FromOak Hall, Wynburg, Cape Town, Western Cape
Address ToSir Lowry's Pass, Western Cape
Who ToJulia Solly nee Musprat
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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 of this letter is derived from the postmark on an attached envelope, which also provides the address it was sent to.
1Oak Hall
2Tramway Terminus
5Dear Mrs Solly
7What must you have thought of me for not answering your interesting
8letters with its enclosures. But I’ve not felt able to write to any
9one except my weekly lines to my husband.
11Do please come & see me when you are in Town. I find talking so much
12easier than writing.
14There are so many things I should like to talk over with you.
16I wonder what you think of Smut’s latest move. I am inclined to
17think it will strengthen the Nationalists?
19I get very interesting letters from my husband; did you see his
20article on South Africa in the Newstatesman for Oct 30th?
22Yours ever sincerely
23Olive Schreiner
25I was much interested in the papers you sent me.
Cronwright-Schreiner's article is: "Political parties in South Africa" New Statesman 30 October 1920 pp.99-101 and is a general account written in the wake of an election.