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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/34
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date14 May 1908
Address FromMatjesfontein, Western Cape
Address ToLyndall, Newlands, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToFrances (?Fan?) Schreiner nee Reitz
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The Project is grateful to Manuscripts and Archives, University of Cape Town, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner postcard, which is part of its Manuscripts and Archives Collections. The date is provided by the postmark on this postcard and the address it was sent to is on its front. Schreiner stayed in Matjesfontein from late April to late May 1908.
1Dear Sissie,
3 How’s old man Will getting on? I hope unreadable & you are keeping
4the foot well down! We are having such glorious weather here, I hope
5it’s the same in Cape Town. It’s all the germs in that old
6Parliament House which have got hold of him. They need a couple of
9 ^to clean it out. Olive^