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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/45
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateThursday 5 October 1905
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.
1 Hanover
2 Thurs-day night
4 My dear old Sister
6 I must write you a line to congratulate you on the return of your dear
7ones. I wish I could have been with you to see all all the rejoicings
8on Tues-day. Please drop me a line when you have time to tell me how
9my old Brother looks: as for my boy Oliver I expect he has grown out
10of all knowing. It’s so bad to think it will be months & months
11before I can see them.
13 Cron will be going down to Cape Town but will be just too late to wish
14you many happy returns of your day, as he leaves this on the 20th.
16 I wonder if you have met the
18^Pethick-Lawrences who came out with Will. They are coming up to see me
19& I am looking forward to seeing them so much. Good bye dear. Did the
20travellers think the house nice? ^
22 Olive