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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/64
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateWednesday 15 December 1917
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, 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.
1 9 Porchester Place
2 Edgware Rd
3 Wednesday
5 My darling May
7 I have enjoyed your honey so much, its been so good for my chest.
8Bettie & I & Alice had one of your tins of fruit; the pears are
9keeping for some special occasion. My tin of rusks I have gobbled up.
10Betty has hers still.
12 Wasn’t the wedding sweet. Margaretta looked so lovely in her little
13white dress, especially when she ?walked round handing the cake
16 Every one seemed so happy. I was going to write to your mother about
17it, but I knew she would get so many letters from you all it would be
18coals to Newcastle.
20 Its lovely to think you & Freddy are coming soon.
22 My love to you both & kind regards to Mrs Molteno
23 Olive