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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/81
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateTuesday 1918
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address To
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 year has been written on this letter in an unknown hand.
1 9 Porchester P^lace^
2 Edgware Rd
3 Tuesday
5 Dear Laddy
7 Our grandfather was just Rev Samuel Lyndall upon his grave stone & I
8never heard he had any other name.
10 I’m so glad you had a good time in the country. I am going out next
11Friday for the week end the Schutzes at their cottage in Surry. He’s
12the head of the Pasture Institute here, & they are delightful people,
13I feel I must not lose my one chance of getting out of town. I have
14only been out of London once for three days in the last 10 months & I
15am playing out rather. I miss seeing on on Sunday. It’s my one
16little pleasure.
18 I wish I could feel as at rest about India as all of you seem to do. I
19see a cloud growing & growing. I can hardly bear to think of Ol.
21 Yes Plum is a dear fellow. I love him.
23 Good bye dear. I should love to see you here dear.
24 Ol