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Letter ReferenceMacFarlane-Muirhead/22
ArchiveMacFarlane Collection
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date3 April 1911
Address FromDe Aar, Northern Cape
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 book that is ‘only a fragment’ is Woman and Labour.
1De Aar
2April 3rd 1911
3
4Dear Bob
5
6I’m sending you & Lene a copy of my book. It’s only a fragment but
7tell me what you think of it.
8
9I’m back at de Aar. Cron has gone to Cape Town for a week or ten
10days so I’m here alone in my little house in the veld. Its about ten
11o’clock at night now, & I & my animals have the house to ourselves.
12
13“Alles ten besten” as the Dutchman says – which means
14“Everything of the best to you”.
15Olive
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