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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/51
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date13 December 1916
Address FromDawson Place Mansions, Pembridge Square, 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 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 Dawson Place Mansions from early October to the end of December 1916.
1Dear Lucy, I see Betty some times. She looks so well Ten years younger
2than when she came. I have been more ill than I ever was before; but I
3am trying some electric treatment which is doing me wonderful good. If
4it only goes on! If I could find a better more airy room I think I
5might get well, the treatment is so wonderful.
7Much love to you from