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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/17
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date1 April 1914
Address FromFlorence, Italy
Address ToVilla Flandre, 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 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 resident in Florence from March to early April 1914. On the front is a picture of Florence with ‘Firenze – Chiesa di Or S. Michele – la parte inferior dal late ovest (Arnolfo di Cambio e Taddeo Oaddi’ printed as a caption.
1Please write me one of your nice letters & tell me all about
2everything. No one else writes such interesting letters as yours.
3I’m returning to England soon. I have given up on the cure. If I’d
4kept it on for a week more I think it would have made an end. I’m
5getting better now I’ve left it off. I hope Will has started for
8Love to you dear from
11^Address to Alice Corthorn’s care^