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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Mimmie Murray 2001.24/47
ArchiveNational English Literary Museum, Grahamstown
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date10 July 1909
Address FromDe Aar, Northern Cape
Address ToPortlock, Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape
Who ToMinnie or Mimmie Murray nee Parkes
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The Project is grateful to the National English Literary Museum (NELM) for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner postcard, which is part of its Manuscript Collections. The date of this postcard is provided by the postmark and the address it was sent to and the recipient are on its front. Schreiner was resident in De Aar from November 1907 until she left South Africa for Britain and Europe in December 1913, but with some fairly lengthy visits elsewhere over this time.
1 I am sending you Lady Constance's little paper. I don't know if I sent
2it you before. There is a splendid article by her brother in this
3weeks "Votes for Women" which I will ask Mrs Mrs Purcell to send on to
6 Affectionate greetings,
7 Olive Schreiner
No little paper' by Constance Lytton appeared in Votes For Women in the issues around the date of this letter. The 'splendid article' by Lytton's brother is: "The Earl of Lytton on Votes for Women at the St James's Theatre, June 15." Votes for Women 18 June 1909, pp.817-9.