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Letter ReferenceHRC/OliveSchreinerLetters/OS-JohnHodgson/64
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date After Start: Tuesday June 1917 ; Before End: July 1917
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address To23 Rothersay Road, Luton, Bedfordshire
Who ToJohn Hodgson
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The Project is grateful to the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, the University of Texas at Austin, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner postcard, which is part of its Manuscript Collections. The postmark on this postcard is illegible; the addressee and the address it was sent to are on its front. Schreiner was resident at Porchester Place from early April 1917 until August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa. Ursula Schreiner was married in July 1917.
1I hope you had a lovely week-end. Ursula is to be married on the 2nd
2or third. We are expecting the Bridegroom from France on the 1st. But
3one never knows what may happen. I am going to spend the coming week
4end with some friends in a cottage in Surrey & am looking forward to
5it greatly. The heat in London is pretty killing