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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1893/3
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateSunday 12 March 1893
Address FromMiddelburg, Eastern Cape
Address To
Who ToWilliam Philip ('Will') Schreiner
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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 has been written on this letter in an unknown hand. The name of the addressee is indicated by content.
1 Middelburg
2 Sunday
4 I shall be here till next Thursday when Het I hope arrives at
5Middelburg Rd Station & I meet her & go to Aliwal which is only 10
6hours from here. I shall go back straight to Matjesfontein on my
7return so I guess I shall be there by Tuesday next.
9 It will so happen that we shall just arrive at Witteberg on my
10birthday which is funny as I had not arranged planned it so. I’m
11all right. I should like a talk with you about my affairs but can’t
12write. Has Fred sent you N any money for this month. I only ask not
13that I’m in need of it.
15 Olive