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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/23
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date15 October 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,
2
3Lucy came to see me twice last week when she was in Town looking so
4bright & sweet. I got a note from her yesterday from Mrs Greathead’s
5I hope she will have a really good time there. Betty is still down in
6Cornwall with Alice Greene who seems just the same
7
8^Love from^
9Olive
10