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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/4
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date20 March 1919
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address ToTrevaldwyn, Llandrindod Wells, Wales
Who ToMay Murray Parker nee Murray
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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 letter, which is part of its Manuscripts and Archives Collections. The address this letter was sent to is provided by an attached envelope. Schreiner was resident at Porchester Place from early April 1917 until August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.
1March 20th 1919
3Darling May
5I have given away all your cards but one, & hope they will be
6successful. Am I right in saying you will be ready to take patients at
7the end of April?
9Lady Innes’ address is. Jules Hotel
10Germain Street W.
11I’ve lunched with her & Sir James twice. Its so nice to see them
13Monday will be your wedding day. Many happy returns of it, dear, & may
14the next one find dear Freddy greatly benefited by a winter in Africa.
15The weather in England is too awful. We have had pouring rain mixed
16with snow to-day.
18My dear love to you both
21P) Aunt Betty is very busy with her meetings & other interests, &
22looks better than last summer.
24^I saw your Uncle Percy at a meeting last week. I thought he looked so
25splendid quite young again.^
27Oliver has come back from Mesopotamia. He is going out to the Cape to
28get married & will bring his wife back with him.