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|Letter Reference||Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/49|
|Archive||University of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town|
|Letter Date||Monday 3 August 1908|
|Address From||Cape Town, Western Cape|
|Address To||Kenilworth House, Kenilworth, Cape Town, Western Cape|
|Who To||Caroline Murray nee Molteno|
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The manuscript of this letter by Olive Schreiner belongs to the Archive referenced above; its ownership of the original should be acknowledged by referencing the letter as indicated: Copyright transcription: © Olive Schreiner Letters Project. This transcription can be freely used as long as copyright is acknowledged and it is referenced using the following citation: ‘Olive Schreiner to Caroline Murray nee Molteno, 3 August 1908, UCT Manuscripts & Archives, Olive Schreiner Letters Project transcription’. Please also supply letter line numbers for specific quotations.
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 of this postcard is provided by the postmark, and the name of the addressee and the address it was sent to are on its front. Schreiner was in Cape Town from early July 1908 to early September 1908.