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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/24
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date30 June 1919
Address FromCadogan Square, Knightsbridge, London
Address To9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
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 date is provided by the postmark on this postcard, while the address it was sent to is on its front. Schreiner was staying with her sister-in-law Fan Schreiner when this letter was written.
1Darling Betty,
3We were going to have the funeral on Wednesday, but General Botha &
4General Smuts & Sir James Innes want to come to it, & they sail on
5Wednesday for South Africa, so we We have decided to have it tomorrow,
6Tuesday, at 12 o’clock at Golders Green G Crematorium.
8I will stay here till the funeral is over.
10We are expecting Oliver & his wife to arrive this week from Africa