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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/22
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date17 September 1915
Address FromTrevaldwyn, Llandrindod Wells, Wales
Address ToGordon’s Bay, Western Cape
Who ToBetty Molteno
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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 at Llandrindod Wells between late July and late October 1915.
1Dear, May got a wire this afternoon to say George was coming to say
2good bye tomorrow before he goes off to the Front. I do hope its to
3France & not the Dardanelles. It will be so hard for his mother who is
4so far away. When we last had news Oliver was still all right fighting
5away in France. I wonder if I shall ever see you & Alice again!
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7I am very happy here with dear May, as happy as I can be anywhere in
8war time
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10Olive
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