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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/39
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date8 November 1915
Address From2 Campden Hill Square, Kensington, London
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 has been derived from the postmark on this postcard and the address it was sent to is written on its front. Schreiner was resident at Campden Hill Square in late October and early November 1915.
1Dear Lucy Aren’t you coming to England soon to bring Lucy to school
2here? I long so to see you. I am going to lunch at Mrs Percy Moltenos
3on Tuesday. On Wednesday I leave for Cornwall I am so sorry to leave
4London Dark & sad as it is it’s better than the sea
6Love from Olive