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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/12
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter DateSunday 29 September 1919
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address ToTrevone, Padstow, Cornwall
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. ‘Urgent’ has been written at the top of the address. Schreiner was resident at Porchester Place from early April 1917 until August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.
1Dear, I don’t know when this will reach you. Please let me know your
2plans. No steamers are sailing so Fan &c are still here I wish you
3were here. You all seem so far away. I long to see you & my darling
4Alice. I feel half stunned. I wonder if ?Signa got to you.
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6Olive
7Sunday morning
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