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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/48
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date25 December 1915
Address From30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace, Kensington, London
Address ToLlandrindod Wells, Wales
Who ToMay Murray Parker nee Murray
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Legend
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 St Mary Abbotts Terrace from December 1915 to late February 1916.
1Xmas morning
2
3So many thanks for your two dear letters, which reached me just now,
4making my Xmas morning much brighter.
5
6You ought to get & read a lovely little book by Mrs Perry Dearmer
7called “Letters from a Field Hospital”. She died of typhoid
8nursing in Serbia. It costs 2/6
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10Olive
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Notation
The book referred to is: Mabel Dearmer (1916) Letters from a Field Hospital London: Macmillan.