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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/62
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date23 October 1900
Address FromHanover, Northern Cape
Address ToRozelin, Gardens, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToBetty Molteno and Alice Greene
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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 names of the addressees and the address this letter was sent to are provided by an attached envelope.
1 Hanover
2 Oct 23 / 00
4 Dear Friends
6 I got a nice letter from old John X today. Do you know whether this
7movement of the Uitlanders Committee is real, or if Rhodes is at the
8back of it; trying to get the Uitlanders in his hand?? Try to find out
9for me. Farrely is a great scoundrel & was always said at Johannesburg
10to be a Rhodes man. I should like to work with them if they are
11sincere but against them if they are Rhodesmen laying a trap.
13 Neither Mr nor Mrs Sauer has written to me. I have heard nothing of
14them since I left Cape Town. Mrs S has not yet handed on the MS to
17 Did Mrs Steytler write to you about the things for America I wrote to
18her about. I’ve no asthma but my heart is giving me great pain.
20 Olive
22 ^Have you seen the picture of Mr Steytler & myself blowing [papertorn]
23Fire in the African [papertorn] ^