"My arms stretching out to Alice Greene; if I could put my love into words, must feel it coming to you across the miles" Read the full letter
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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/40
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateWednesday 17 August 1904
Address FromBedford, Eastern Cape
Address ToGirls Collegiate School, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
Who ToAlice 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 date has been written on this letter in an unknown hand. The name of the addressee and the address the letter was sent to are provided by an attached envelope, from which the stamp and postmark have been removed. The insertion is written on the envelope.
1 Bedford
2 Wednesday ?morning
4 Darling Friend,
6 Is there no plan possible for our meeting could you not go back to
7Hanover with me joining me at Cook House. I shall be going to Cape
8Town about the end of the month & shall see you there, I hope if not
11 We arrived here today from Cookhouse. We leave probably tomorrow in an
12ox-waggon. When she we shall be returning in not now quite certain. I
13suppose in five or six or eight days. Address wither wires or letters
14to Post Office, Balfour, Stockenstroom I will write from Balfour. It
15was a great disappointment to miss Miss Molteno at Cradock I had hope
16she & I might make a plan to go to go to the Kowie & you might meet us
19 Good bye dear Olive
21 Olive
23^Thursday ^
24 We are starting in ox wagon for Balfour this afternoon.