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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Mary Sauer MSC 26/2.11.62
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateMay 1893
Address FromNew College, Eastbourne, East Sussex
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 month and year have been written on this letter in an unknown hand. The letter is on printed headed notepaper.
1 New College
2 Eastbourne
4 Dear, thanks for your sweet letter.
6 I think you are wrong about the trains. The According to the A.B.C.
7the North Western has no trains for Durham, & the 12.25 by which I
8leave St Pancras goes straight to Durham, getting there at 8 oclock
9But they may not be going to Durham itself. I must go on Monday by the
1012.25. because all my friends are expecting me, & going to meet me at
11the station &c. I'm so sorry I can't go with them. If they do turn up
12at St Pancras at 12.25 I shall love to have them with me.
14 My address will be Ilkley
15 Highfields
16 Ilkley
17 Nr Leeds.
19 I hope you will have a very good time in London. I am longing to have
20you really with me. Thank you dear for your sweet sweet letter. My
21brother says I must bring you down here for a day before you leave.
23 Your own
24 Olive