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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/39
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date10 September 1915
Address FromLlandrindod Wells, Wales
Address ToHarston House, Harston, Cambridgeshire
Who ToAlice Greene
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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 provided by the postmark on an attached envelope, while the address it was sent to and the name of the addressee are on its front. The final insertion is on the envelope.
1 Llandrindodd Wells
2 Wales
4 My darling Alice so you are here after all! I have been hopelessly
5inquiring for you all over the country!! Where is Betty?
7 Mrs Murray wrote May she was coming with you! I hope to be back in
8London next Thursday if my friend Nell Van Heerden can find me a room.
9She lives in 184 Ebury Street & I’ve already asked her to try & get
10me a room near there. I find it getting much too damp & foggy here
11among the Welsh hills. Dear sweet May I am always sad to leave. Till
12Thursday I shall certainly be here, & will us may be here much longer
13if I can’t find rooms. I’ll write & tell you when I leave if you
14can give me your London address. I hope we shall have some better
15weather for you, than we’ve had all this year. – Most of the time
16wet & misty, & for a couple of weeks fiercely hot & oppressive. Oh it
17will be good to see your face. Where is Betty???
19 How your heart will rejoice over all the dear children. I long for you.
21 Thine ever
22 Olive
24^Please send this to Alice. ^
25 Olive Schreiner
27 ^Please ask Alice to wire me Miss Molteno’s address^