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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Katie Findlay MSC 26/2.14.30
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateMarch 1894
Address FromKraantz Plaats, Halesowen, Eastern Cape
Address To
Who ToCatherine ('Katie') Findlay nee Schreiner
Other VersionsRive 1987: 236
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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 month and year have been written on this letter in an unknown hand.
1My dear old Sissie
3I value your gift to me so much it is so useful. Cron sends his love
4to you & all the girls. We are very happy in our little home. It is
5getting nice & cool here now.
7Good bye my dearest sister.
8Yours lovingly
9Olive Schreiner
11My husband has taken my name so we are Mr & Mrs Schreiner. Please
12address my letter
14Mrs Olive Schreiner,
15Krantz Plaats
16P.O. Halesowen
Rive's (1987) version of this letter is in a number of respects incorrect.