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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/12
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date7 June 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 while 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.
1 Edna & Oliver had lunch at Dr Corthorns today & I went there in the
2afternoon. Jean Frances as a wonderful child with the most lovely eyes,
3 & the most intelligent face I ever saw in such a young child. I am
4longing to see my boy Oliver, he will be more than a year old when I
5come. Love to Bill. I can’t realize I am going to see you all.
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7 Love to you all
8 Olive
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10 ^I had a nice letter from Tommie today.^.
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