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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/21
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateMonday 1 October 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 month has been written on this letter in an unknown hand.
1 The Hotel
2 De Aar
3 Monday 1st 1906
5 Dear Mrs Murray
7 I am going to Matjesfontein next Monday the 8th leaving this by the
8evening train as the MaGill’s say they can’t have me.
10 Thanks so much for the trouble you took about the MaGills.
12 It would be delightful if you were spending a couple of days at
13Matjesfontein, but I suppose you are in a hurry to get home again.
15 I had a letter from Miss Greene yesterday. Now they are taking over
16Hellen Greene’s house it will be long before we see them I think; I
17fear, very long.
19 Yours ever
20 Olive Schreiner
22 ^My sister Mrs Lewis likes your son so much. He comes there to attend
23your niece.^