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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/14
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date1905
Address FromCape Town, Western Cape
Address To
Who ToBetty 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 year has been written on this letter in an unknown hand. The place the letter was sent from is indicated by content. Schreiner was in Cape Town from early March to early June 1905.
1 Darling Betty
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3 I’ve been here a week to-day. But I’ve only seen Will once for a few
4minutes, & dear sweet Anna Purcell & Dr Purcell I’ve seen twice.
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6 I’m better today & hope I shall be able to go out now.
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8 I do so miss Mrs Murray & dear Lucy Molteno. I am at the boarding
9house I always stay at where you were.
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11 The food is terribly bad, but I’ve got such a nice room.
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13 Cron is looking very fit
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15 Mary & Mr Sauer returned today I believe. I’ve no news to give you as
16I’ve seen no one.
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18 Address to de Aar
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20 Do come out with Mrs ^Murray.^
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22 Thine ever
23 Olive
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