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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/51
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date4 May 1920
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address ToEastcliff, St James, Cape Town, 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.
1 Edna & her sister & the babe came to have tea with me yesterday Edna
2looks so much better. The babe lay for an hour & a half on my bed,
3after she had had her bottle, talking to herself & playing with her
4frock. Her eyes are getting very like Olivers
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6 Love to you dear
7 Olive
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