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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Georgiana Solomon MSC 26/2.13.5
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLettercard
Letter DateWednesday 29 May 1918
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address ToClarensville, Patterson Road, Hampstead, London
Who ToGeorgiana Solomon
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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 Dear Mrs Solomon
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3 There is a little gathering at my doctors Dr Ettie Sayer
4 35 Upper Brooke St
5 Park Lane. Where a man who has lived in Egypt is to read a paper on
6the natives of Egypt in whom he he much interested. Would you be well
7enough to come, I fear not? But if you or Daisy or her friend would
8care to come the meeting is at 5 on Saturday & no 16 bus puts you down
9almost at her door. I & Miss Molteno will be there.
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11 My best love to you
12 Olive Schreiner
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14 Wednesday morning.
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