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Letter ReferenceE.L. Earp MSC 47/1.17/1A
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeXmas
Letter DateDecember 1906
Address FromMatjesfontein, Western Cape
Address To
Who ToOliver Schreiner
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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 xmas, which is part of its Special Collections. This Xmas card has been dated by reference to content. The picture on the front of the card is of a man and woman dancing. Schreiner’s additions are shown between the chevron insertion symbols. The card is archived with a Xmas card from Oliver Schreiner to Olive Schreiner (E.L. Earp MSC 47/1.17/1B), on the front of which is a picture of the Trinity College Cambridge University shield, and has printed on it: Hearty Greetings and Best Wishes for Christmas and The Coming Year from Oliver Schreiner.
1“Bright Hours and Happy Days be Thine”
2
3“A small card, but a big wish. To...”
4^Oliver^
5
6“With every possible good wish for a Merry Xmas From...”
7^Auntie Olive, Matjesfontein 1906^
8