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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Ruth Alexander MSC 26/2.1.23
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLettercard
Letter Date16 July 1918
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address ToKalk Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToRuth Alexander nee Schechter
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The Project is grateful to the National Library of South Africa (NLSA), Cape Town, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner lettercard, which is part of its Special Collections. The date of this letter-card is provided by the postmark and the address it was sent to is on its front. Schreiner was resident at Porchester Place from early April 1917 until August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.
1 Ruth dear,
3 I feel so anxious. I never hear from you. Is your health better? all
4the children well? Drop me a line. I've never heard from you since you
5sent me that lovely little poem so long ago. Ursula is nursing in
6France. Dot has been out of health with over work, but is getting
9 Give my kindest greetings to your husband
10 Always yours.
11 Olive