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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: E.B. Lloyd MSC 26/2.4.4
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateMonday 7 March 1916
Address FromAlexi, The Park, Hampstead, London
Address To
Who ToE. Bertram Lloyd
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The Project is grateful to the National Library of South Africa (NLSA), Cape Town, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of its Special Collections. The date of this letter is provided by the postmark on an attached envelope.
1 Alexi
2 31 The Park
3 Hampstead
4 Monday
6 Dear Mr Lloyd
8 Thank you for your letter. The reason I was so anxious to see you,
9apart from the pleasure of a talk with you - was that I have written a
10tiny thing, & I wanted you to to read it & give me your true opinion
11on it. Its from the standpoint of the Con. Objector & your advice
12would be valuable to me. If you can come, please do, but not if it
13puts out other more important work or is taxing you to too much It
14would only take you three minutes to read it, but I want to take talk
15it over with some one who knows more about the condition of affairs
16^exactly^ than I do.
18 Yours very sincerely
19 Olive Schreiner
21 I am staying now in the house of my friend the Countess Batthyany a
22great pacifist - but all the family are away in Dorset, except one son,
23 so I am practically here alone.
The 'tiny thing' referred to is likely to be: "To Our Anti-Militarists, By Olive Schreiner" Labour Leader 16 March 1916, p.6.