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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Mimmie Murray 2001.24/97
ArchiveNational English Literary Museum, Grahamstown
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date12 June 1914
Address FromBad Nauheim, Germany
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. Content indicates that the card was sent from Bad Nauheim, Germany. There is a picture on the postcard of a hotel at Bad Nauheim with the caption 'Hotel Augusta Victoria, Bad Nauheim'.
1 ^This is a lovely place buried in trees & beautiful woods. My brother
2Will is staying here too for treatment.^
4 OS
6 Thank you so much for your letter. I think Andre is making a wise
7choice. I'm so glad of all your news. I have been here a week & think
8the baths are doing me some good but can't say surely yet.
10 Much love to you all
11 Olive
Olive Schreiner has written the paragraph starting 'This is a lovely place' on the picture side of this postcard.