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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Hermann Kallenbach MSC 26/2.3.33
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateJuly 1915
Address FromKensington Palace Mansions, De Vere Gardens, Kensington, London
Address To
Who ToHermann Kallenbach
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Legend
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 month and year have been written on this letter in an unknown hand. The letter is on printed headed notepaper.
1 Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel,
2 De Vere Gardens, W.
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4 Dear Mr Kallenbach
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6 Thank you so much for the lovely flowers & the chocolates. I was too
7tired to come down to thank you my self last night. I am better but so
8utterly tired. I shall be better when I've been out a few times Thank
9you so much for all your great kindness.
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11 Please tell them to send no more milk as I'm not drinking it now, & to
12send me the account. I am looking forward much to ?Fannies first play
13on Saturday.
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15 Yours ever
16 Olive Schreiner
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18 They gave you the wrong pamphlets I wanted ?Russells War the "Fear the
19origin of War" & they gave you Norman Angels. Perhaps they would
20change them?
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22 The flowers are so beautiful.
23
Notation
The pamphlet referred to is: Bertrand Russell (1914) War: The Offspring of Fear London: Union of Democratic Control. The pamphlet by Angell is perhaps: Norman Angell (1915) The Problems of the War and Peace London: Heinemann.