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Letter ReferenceSchreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/77
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLettercard
Letter Date3 August 1904
Address FromUitkyk, Northern Cape
Address ToThe Highlands, Gardens, Cape Town, 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 lettercard, which is part of its Manuscripts and Archives Collections. The date of this letter-card is provided by the postmark and the address it was sent to is on its front.
1 PO Uitkyk
2 Fraserburg Rd
4 My darling Ettie
6 You don’t know how beautiful & sweet you seem to me dear one & what a
7joy & rest it is to me to see you even for a few moments. I wonder if
8the time will ever come when I shall live where I can sometimes see
9you. Will sof spoke so tenderly to me of your care for Mother. He said
10"she must be a very brave & a strong woman to do all she is doing, &
11as she is doing it." I was so
15 Good bye my darling
16 Olive^