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Letter ReferenceSchreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/86
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateFriday July 1898
Address FromKimberley
Address To
Who ToEffie Hemming m. Brown (1903)
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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. Effie Hemming was in Kimberley in July 1898, connected with her aunt Ettie Stakesby-Lewis's temperance activities there; see OS to Effie Hemming 27 July 1898 A1.7/36.
1 Friday afternoon
3 My darling Effie
5 I was so surprised & glad to hear from Mrs Lodge this morning that you
6were coming today. If I am well enough I will come & see you tomorrow
7I will, if not & I send in the cart for you Sunday or Monday will you
8?please be able to drive out?
10 Do you know Alice Findlay & Hudson & Bessie are here staying at Dr
13 Your loving small Aunt
14 Olive
16 Please give my love to dear Mrs Lodge & the girls.