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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/24
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter DateMonday 3 June 1912
Address FromDe Aar, Northern Cape
Address ToSandown Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToLucy Molteno nee Mitchell
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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 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.
1 Dear Lucy, I shall arrive in Cape Town on Wednesday evening to attend
2my sisters funeral. I shall leave again on Monday morning after it. I
3hope are all well, dear, & that the little grows in health & strength
5 Olive
7 De Aar
8 Monday
The funeral of Ettie Stakesby-Lewis was attended by some thousands of people and extensively covered in South African newspapers; see for example BBBBB COLINDALE or rather my notes.