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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/10
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: Saturday July 1894 ; Before End: November 1898
Address FromThe Homestead, Kimberley, Northern 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. Schreiner was resident at The Homestead, Kimberley, from mid 1894 to late 1898, and thus the dating of this letter.
1The Homestead
4Dear Mrs Solly,
6Could you send me a wire early on Monday morning giving Mr Wilson’s
9There is a young man who has been up there & is most anxious to expose
10the matters which he has personally witnes [papertorn] I want to see if
11no arrangement can be made for getting him home, If you can send me Mr
12Wilson’s address first thing on Monday by wire, I shall send into
13Kimberley for it, & so be able to post Mr Wilson Monday night.
15Your letter would have be answered long ago but I remain very unfit, &
16my husband dislocated his arm this week so I am very busy.
18Yours very sincerely
19Olive Schreiner
21^Please find enclosed stamps for wire.^