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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/31
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: October 1916 ; Before End: December 1916
Address FromKensington Palace Mansions, De Vere Gardens, Kensington, London
Address To
Who ToFrederick (Fred) Pethick-Lawrence
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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. A typescript only of this letter is available. The transcription here follows this typescript and includes any uncertain dates, ellipses, mistakes and so on. Botha instituted martial law in connection with the Boer Rebellion in October 1916.
1 Kensington Palace
2 1916 - 17.
4 I am so sorry that tomorrow I have to go out to lunch to meet Norman
, an old appointment. Could you come at four and have tea with
6me? Thanks for news of the wife and also for the cuttings. Of course
7Botha has all the money & guns etc. and he must win now. What a wide
8deep chasm is being formed.