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|Letter Reference||Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/48|
|Archive||University of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town|
|Letter Date||18 September 1911|
|Address From||De Aar, Northern 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, 18 September 1911, 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 has been derived from the postmark on this postcard and the name of the addressee and the address it was sent to are on its front. Schreiner was resident in De Aar from November 1907 until she left South Africa for Britain and Europe in December 1913, with some fairly lengthy visits elsewhere over this time.