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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/20
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateThursday 27 September 1906
Address FromHotel De Aar, De Aar, Northern Cape
Address To
Who ToCaroline Murray nee Molteno
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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 The Hotel
2 De Aar
3 Thursday
5 Dear Mrs Murray
7 Thanks so much for your letter. I have now written to Mrs M’Gill too.
8 I fear the place may be too close lying in a hollow, but I want to
9try it before I go on to Matjesfontein as I shall be so much nearer my
10husband there.
12 I would be so nice if I could see you there. I have a longing for
13human intercourse of late of a kind I never had before: I suppose
14because I am now not able to think or write much my-self.
16 I will write & let you know if I go to Krom River
18 Yours with many thanks
19 Olive Schreiner