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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/8
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date16 April 1920
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address ToEastcliff, St James, Kalk Bay, Western Cape
Who ToFrances (‘Fan’) Schreiner nee Reitz
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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.
1I went to see how Edna was today as a letter from Ol told me she had
2had to go back to the nursing home & have an operation under cloroform.
3 I could not see her as she was sleeping The nurse says she has two or
4three tubes in now across & across draining it; but I feel anxious. I
5met the lovely babe just going out with the nurse: she laughed so
6sweetly at me. She is a darling.
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8Olive
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