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Letter ReferenceSchreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/172
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date24 February 1920
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address ToRosedale, Harpford Avenue, Wynberg, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToEffie Hemming m. Brown (1903)
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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 address it was sent to is on its front. Schreiner was resident at Porchester Place from early April 1917 until August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.
1 Darling Effie
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3 Thank you for your sweet letter I shall perhaps come out to Africa in
4September when Oliver & Edna come in September, but it seems so
5difficult to find a place where I can stay Cape Town itself is too hot
6& close to the sea at St James too damp for me. My dear love to you all
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8 Auntie Olive
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