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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Georgiana Solomon MSC 26/2.13.7
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateSaturday 21 February 1920
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address To
Who ToGeorgiana Solomon
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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. Schreiner was resident at Porchester Place from early April 1917 until August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.
1 Saturday
3 My dear Friend
5 Thank you for your beautiful beautiful gift. I will keep it to wear on
6board ship, in case I am able to go out to Africa then - but it is
7doubtful I just live on from day to day.
9I send you Mrs Stuarts letter about my brothers death - please return
10it to me
. I send also cuttings I have been in bed for eight days with
11continual attacks of angina as soon as I try to move I am better
12to-day, & have dressed this afternoon, & hope soon to be better. Much
13love to dear Daisy when you write I do hope your sisters condition is
14not serious.
16 Good bye my dear dear friend. How glad I shall be if we can ever meet
17again My nephews baby was born a week ago but I have not been able to
18go & see it.
20 Olive Schreiner