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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/12
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date6 June 1919
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 I’m so glad to hear your Lucy is coming to London; it will be
2such a pleasure to see her, like a bit of you. Tomorrow Betty & I are
3going out to Islays to the christening of her little girl.
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5My brother Will has gone to stay at May Parker’s. His heart is very
6bad. Fan & Dot went with him & are delighted with Llandridnod.
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8Love from Olive
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