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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/33
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: 1914 ; Before End: 1918
Address Fromna
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. While clearly written during World War I, the letter cannot be more precisely dated.
1 Dear Fred,
3 If ever either of you take any kind of peace work, let me know. Am
4yours. I know all goes well with you. I’m writing a bit now the cold
5weather has come. But when the War fever is on you speak of the East
6wind. Love to you both. Olive.