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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/1
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date27 January 1919
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address ToClarensville, Patterson Road, Hampstead, London
Who ToGeorgiana Solomon nee Thompson
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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 is provided by the postmark on this postcard, while the name of its 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.
1It was such a dis-appointment I miss being cheered up by a sight of
2your faces. I am so sorry the servant was out & my land lady’s niece
3did not know where the umbrella was. I will try to bring it up. The
4beautiful flowers have such a breath of hope & spring in them, thank
5you so much
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7Olive Schreiner
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