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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Mimmie Murray 2001.24/27
ArchiveNational English Literary Museum, Grahamstown
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date9 August 1912
Address FromDe Aar, Northern Cape
Address To
Who ToAndre Murray
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The Project is grateful to the National English Literary Museum (NELM) for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of its Manuscript Collections.
1 De Aar
2 Aug 9th 1912.
4 Dear Andre
6 I wonder how you are all getting on: if you are still down at the
7lower farm or back at Port Lock. Here is quite hot today. I love my
8beautiful rug you children sent me so much. It makes my little sitting
9room look quite cosy. I have it on the sofa. I wonder if you are going
10again to your Aunts next Holidays & if I shall perhaps see you as you
13 I suppose Bobbie & Kathie will be quite grown & changed when I see
14them next.
16 I'm afraid I can't come to Port Lock because its so high for more than
17a few days; but I'm going to find out about the Cawoods' farm, if its
18a thatched roof, & if its not so high, & perhaps I shall go there next
19summer & then I shall be able to come & see you too for a couple of
20days. Give my love to every one unreadable dear old Can Kathie read to
21herself now?
23 Your very loving friend
24 Olive Schreiner