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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/23
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date25 February 1909
Address FromMatjesfontein, Western Cape
Address To
Who ToCaroline Murray nee Molteno
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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 My dear Mrs Murray
3 I shall be so glad if you do see your way to stand as president of the
4W. E. League. Anna Purcell gives me hope you may.
6 I have just had a cable from Lady Constance Lytton saying she has made
7satisfactory arrangements for publishing my article on Closer Union in
8book form.
10 Thine ever
11 Olive Schreiner
13 Matjesfontein
Schreiner's Closer Union originated as a lengthy article published in the Transvaal Leader on 21 December 1908 and the Cape Times on 22 December 1908 (p.9); it appeared as a short book in 1909.