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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/32
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date10 January 1914
Address FromFlorence, Italy
Address Toc/o Schreiner Chambers, St Georges Street, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToWilliam Philip ('Will') Schreiner
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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. The place it was written from is indicated by content and postmark.
1 Dear, Ol & I are off tomorrow to Mentone on the Riviera. He has been
2as you know he always is, the most lovely of travelling companion. I
3shall return to Florence in March or perhaps Feb to try Carlioni’s
4treatment for a little while. I am not drawn to the man, but there is
5no doubt he understands the condition of the lungs & has some
6remarkable appliances. I’m so sorry to hear from Ol that the fishing
7was not a great success at Mossel River. We are having the most
8abnormal weather too, snow & rain in Florence! I’ll write
10^a long letter from Mentone. ^
12 Olive