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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/19
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date4 April 1916
Address FromAlexi, 31 The Park, Hampstead, London
Address ToThe Cottage, Ivy Deane, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 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 address this postcard was sent to and the name of its addressee are written on the front, while content provides the address the card was sent from. Schreiner was resident at The Park from late February to the end of May 1916.
1I had a note from May who tells me that your brother is better. I am
2so glad to hear it. The Spring is coming, are you & Alice coming with
3it. We have had the most awful weather here that ever was in England.
4I am still staying in my friends delightful house at Hampstead How do
5you & Alice like your little farm. Do you find it damp? Ever thine
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7^Olive^
8London
9April the 4th
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