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Letter ReferenceSchreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/141
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateSunday 28 April 1912
Address FromDe Aar, Northern Cape
Address ToBlaauwberg, Western Cape
Who ToHenrietta (‘Ettie’) Schreiner m. Stakesby Lewis (1891)
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The Project is grateful to Manuscripts and Archives, University of Cape Town, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of its Manuscripts and Archives Collections. The date of this letter is derived from the postmark on an attached envelope, which also provides the address it was sent to. Schreiner returned to De Aar from Cape Town in early April 1912.
1 Sunday night
3 My darling
5 I’ve not had you once out of my thoughts today. I feel so anxious I
6suppose because its some days since I heard How are the dear legs? I
7hope the oysters are still suiting you. They’ll be in season now for
8some months I’m glad to think.
10 My dear love to you my old Ettie
11 Olive