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Letter ReferenceDe Villiers BC 28/F148
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date19 April 1908
Address FromRossyvera, Norfolk Road, Sea Point, Cape Town, Western Cape
Address To
Who ToMrs CC (Charles Christiaan) de Villiers
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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.
1 Rossyvera
2 Norfolk Rd
3 Sea Point
4 April 19th 1908
6 Dear Mrs de Villiers
8 Thank you so much for your letter. My health is so uncertain I might
9not be able to come on the 29th & now Mrs Steyn is in town it seems to
10me it would be so good if you asked her to open it. So many would be
11anxious to come to meet her, & perhaps see the President; who
12certainly to my mind is the man who played the most heroic part in the
13war, where many played such noble parts. If I am still in town I shall
14certainly come, if at all able to see the exhibition
16 Yours very sincerely
17 Olive Schreiner