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Letter ReferenceMacFarlane-Muirhead/12
ArchiveMacFarlane Collection
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: January 1897 ; Before End: February 1897
Address FromNew College, Eastbourne, East Sussex
Address To
Who ToRobert Franklin ('Bob') Muirhead
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The Project is grateful to Mrs Hazel MacFarlane for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter to Bob Muirhead, which is part of the MacFarlane family collection of Muirhead Papers, Special Collections, University of Glasgow Library. The name of the addressee of this letter is indicated by content and archival location. Schreiner stayed in New College in late January and early February 1897 before going to London. The letter is written on printed headed notepaper.
1New College Junior School,
4My own dear old Chum
6I wish oh so much you were in London, we shall be there till Feb 20th
7but I suppose you are quite fast at your work. We must see you in the
8spring when we return for three month.
10We are returning to London on Saturday next when you must address
1119 Russell Rd
13Couldn’t you rundown from Saturday to Monday?
15I wish I could see little Waldo. You will love my husband I’m sure.
17Ed Carpenter will I hope be with us then.
19Please write me a line soon. Greetings from Cron.
20Your old chum