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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Mary Sauer MSC 26/2.11.43
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateTuesday 15 December 1891
Address FromCape Town, Western Cape
Address To
Who ToMary Sauer nee Cloete
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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 Tuesday
2 Cape Town.
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4 I'm here, dear. All the way down in the train last night I was looking
5forward to seeing you; & Miss Conybeare & my brother's children; but
6you most.
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8 On Tuesday I'm going to stay with Miss Conybeare. till I for the
9present I'm at my brothers I shall see how it suits me at Mowbray. If
10it does, I may stay there till Miss Conybeare goes on the 1st of Jan.
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12 I'm so tired, dear, I've been working so hard. This rest seems so
13delightful.
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15 Olive
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17 P.S.
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19 Did I send you a letter by mistake that was intended for Miss
20Conybeare?
I sent her a wrong letter by mistake. ^& must have sent
21her's to someone else^ It was one I would not for any thing have had
22fall into anyone elses hands. Do set my mind at rest about it.
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24 OS
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