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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Mimmie Murray 2001.24/94
ArchiveNational English Literary Museum, Grahamstown
Epistolary TypeLettercard
Letter Date22 January 1918
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address ToBroederstroom, 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 lettercard, 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 at Porchester Place from early April 1917 until August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.
1 Dear Friend
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3 I was so glad to get your letter & Andres this evening. They did make
4me long to see you all in your beautiful home. I can well picture how
5charming Andre is now. If she only makes a wise choice when the time
6comes. But life sometimes seems to make the choice rather than the
7person themselves. I told Andre in my last that I had seen ?Wolner & A
8Wilson I liked them both.
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10 Much love to you all
11 Olive
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