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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Mimmie Murray 2001.24/52
ArchiveNational English Literary Museum, Grahamstown
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: Sunday 1906 ; Before End: 1913
Address Fromna
Address To
Who ToMinnie or Mimmie Murray nee Parkes
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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. This letter has been dated approximately by reference to content. The address is provided by content and archival location.
1 Sunday
3 Dear Friend
5 Both my husband & I like Mr Murray's speech so much. It is not only
6sound in view; but the tone & spirit is so fine.
8 I am so sorry Tucker doesn't help for your hay-fever. There is nothing
9so bad for it as the smell of thatch & ripe grains. We are having our
10first cold weather here & it does one such good.
12 My love to all the dear little people & to the parents & Miss ?Hanstay.
14 Yours ever
15 Olive