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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/10
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateFriday 22 May 1903
Address FromHanover, Northern 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. The date has been written on this letter in an unknown hand. Schreiner was resident in Hanover from September 1900 to October 1907, after 1902 with visits, sometimes fairly lengthy, elsewhere.
1 Friday
3 Dear Fan,
5 Cron is much better to day, temperature normal.
7 Please let me know dear if you have been able to get a room for us at
8the White House facing the sun if possible not looking north or north west.
10 The doctor says he can try Cape Town first & if as he expects he gets
11much better merely from being at the sea he can stay there without
12going to Caledon.
14 We We shall arrive in Cape Town on Wednesday afternoon by mail train.
16 Love to you all. I’m so sorry to trouble you dear but I have no one
17else I can write to about the rooms.
19 Olive