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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/11
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateSaturday April 1904
Address FromCape Town, 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. The month and year have been written on this letter in an unknown hand. Schreiner stayed in Cape Town from March to mid June 1904.
1 ^Saturday^
3 Dear Fan
5 I stayed in all day yesterday hoping you would come. I don’t know
6when my asthma will make me leave, & I can’t come out to the country
7or I know I shall get bad at once. P I may be leaving Monday night if
8the asthma gets bad I have to go out this morning to do some business
9but will come back as soon as I can hoping to find you here Give my
10love to my old brother. Tell him I’ll be so glad to see him if he
11comes. Love to the children
13 Your little sis
14 Olive
16 Tell Hudson I shall be so glad to see them if they could come on
17Monday They must wire & let me know that I may not be out