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Letter ReferenceColenso Papers, MSS. Afr. s. 1293/8, 18
ArchiveBodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies, Rhodes House, University of Oxford
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: Monday 1914 ; Before End: 1916
Address From30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace, Kensington, London
Address To
Who ToSophie Colenso nee Frankland (m.1880)
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The Project is grateful to the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, for allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of their Special Collections. The letter has been dated approximately by reference to the period over which Schreiner lived intermittently at St Mary Abbotts Terrace.
130 St Mary Abbotts Terrace
3London W
4Tuesday Monday
6Dear Mrs Colenso
8I return the cards.
10I am glad to have news of you. I shall be so glad to see you if you
11come to town. I have only a bedroom here, but if you don’t mind
12climbing three flights of stairs, I’ll be very glad to see you if ever
13you come to Town.
15I hope your daughter has had good news of her friend.
17Good bye, with
18best wishes
19Olive Schreiner
21Can you send me Mrs