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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: E.B. Lloyd MSC 26/2.4.6
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateMonday 13 March 1916
Address FromAlexi, 31 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 has been written on this letter in an unknown hand.
1 "Alexi"
2 31 The Park
3 Hampstead
4 Monday
6 My dear Mr Lloyd
8 I was indeed grieved last night when I came in & found you had just
9been. As I did not get an answer from you on Saturday night I made
10sure you would not be coming. I ought to have asked again on my post
11card that you should let me know. I am especially grieved about your
12friend because she had perhaps far to come. Her music would have been
13such a joy to me at this sad time when one needs all that is joyful &
14heart strengthening Please tell her how sorry I am.
16 Yours very sincerely
17 Olive Schreiner
19 Could you come some other time but let me know before hand.