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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/51
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date26 August 1914
Address From30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace, Kensington, London
Address ToSandown Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToAlice Greene
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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 and the name of its addressee are written on the front. Schreiner was resident in St Mary Abbotts Terrace for some weeks during August and September 1914.
1I wonder if this war will make any difference to your movements dear?
2I wish I hadn’t lost the address of your dear little sister in-law.
3She must feel so lonely now if she’s in England I’d like to write
4to her.
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6It’s rather like Hell here OS.
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8I had tea with the Ghandis the other evening.
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