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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1892/14
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date1 October 1892
Address FromMatjesfontein, Western Cape
Address To
Who ToFrances (‘Fan’) Schreiner nee Reitz
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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. Schreiner was mainly resident in Matjesfontein between December 1889 and December 1892, with some fairly lengthy visits elsewhere, including Cape Town.
1 Oct 1st 1892
3 Dearest Fan
5 Is your birthday on the 25th ?????
7 How are the little ones. Where is Ollies photo? Mine is not ready yet!
8Tell me if you have news of our wanderer.
10 I leave this tomorrow morning for Kimberley. Shall be back by Thursday
11or Friday at the latest.
13 How is Mr Gie?
15 We had a heavy fall of snow here this week but today is quite
16beautiful & warm again.
18 Good bye dearest sustertjie.
19 Take care of yourself
20 Olive