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Dora Cawood

Dora Cawood was a daughter of Richard and Erilda Cawood, on whose farm Ganna Hoek Schreiner frequently visited in the later 1870s. Biographical information is scarce, but it seems Dora Cawood was born around 1874 and died before 1905. There is just one letter from Schreiner to Dora Clifford when younger; as this now exists only in a version produced by Cronwright-Schreiner, it is likely to contain inaccuracies as well as major omissions.

For more information see
Karel Schoeman (1991) Olive Schreiner: A Woman in South Africa 1855-1881 Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball
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