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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/20
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date2 July 1917
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, 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 Porchester Place from early April 1917 until August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.
1Dear Lucy,
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3Ursula is to be married next week. I am so anxious to see her husband.
4From what I have heard I am sure I shall like him so much. Betty is
5looking well but we are all feeling the heat. I have been so sorry to
6hear Julius Jackson’s son has been killed I saw him only a couple of
7weeks ago. My dear love to you.
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9Olive
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