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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/58
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date13 October 1900
Address FromHanover, Northern Cape
Address ToRozelin, Gardens, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToBetty Molteno
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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 name of the addressee and the address this letter was sent to are provided by an attached envelope.
1 Hanover
2 Oct 13 / 00
4 Dear Friend
6 That leader in the SA News is indeed splendid. It does ones very soul
7good, & fills one with hope. The roads are splendid here for bicycles
8& if you & Miss Greene bring yours you will greatly add to your
9pleasure, there are nice farms near here to which you could easily
10ride out. It’s so beautiful to think you will be here next Wednesday.
11 Good bye, till then.
13 Olive
15 The Mrs de Villiers with whom you are to stay is a sweet gentle old