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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/36
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateJanuary 1910
Address FromRocklands, Beach Roach, Sea Point, Cape Town, Western Cape
Address To
Who ToJulia Solly nee Muspratt
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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 month and year have been written on this letter in an unknown hand.
1 Dear Mrs Solly,
3 Anna Purcell showed me the beautiful little notice about your mother.
4I sympathize so deeply with you in your loss. I hope you are feeling
5stronger; it is so hard to bear mental trouble when one is weak.
7 Yours ever
8 Olive Schreiner
10 Rocklands
11 Beach Road
12 Sea Point