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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Mimmie Murray 2001.24/5
ArchiveNational English Literary Museum, Grahamstown
Epistolary TypeXmas
Letter DateDecember 1915
Address From30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace, Kensington, London
Address To
Who ToBobbie Murray
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The Project is grateful to the National English Literary Museum (NELM) for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner xmas, which is part of its Manuscript Collections. The date of this Christmas card is provided by content. Schreiner was resident at St Mary Abbotts Terrace for a number of periods in early and late 1914 and then in 1915. On the front of the card is a colour picture of a scottie dog with the words 'A Faithful Friend', while printed inside the card is 'With hearty Christmas Greetings and all good wishes for the Coming Year.'
1 Dear Bobbie
2 From Olive Schreiner
3 London 1915
5 My best love & Xmas wishes to you all, dear ones, at Port Lock. I am
6not well enough to write, but I am always thinking of you
8 Olive
Schreiner's 'My best love' is written on an otherwise blank postcard enclosed with this Xmas card.