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|Letter Reference||Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/28|
|Archive||University of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town|
|Letter Date||26 January 1910|
|Address From||Matjesfontein, Western Cape|
|Address To||c/o Schreiner Chambers, St Georges Street, Cape Town, Western Cape|
|Who To||William Philip ('Will') Schreiner|
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The manuscript of this letter by Olive Schreiner belongs to the Archive referenced above; its ownership of the original should be acknowledged by referencing the letter as indicated: Copyright transcription: © Olive Schreiner Letters Project. This transcription can be freely used as long as copyright is acknowledged and it is referenced using the following citation: ‘Olive Schreiner to William Philip ('Will') Schreiner, 26 January 1910, UCT Manuscripts & Archives, Olive Schreiner Letters Project transcription’. Please also supply letter line numbers for specific quotations.
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 in Matjesfontein from January to mid April 1910. The address the letter was sent to is provided by an attached envelope, which has an illegible postmark. The final insertion is on the envelope.