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Letter ReferenceSchreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/29
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeCard
Letter Date1 March 1894
Address FromKrantz Plaats, Halesowen, Eastern Cape
Address ToTaungs, Bechuanaland, now Botswana
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 card, which is part of its Manuscripts and Archives Collections. This date of this card is provided by the postmark on an attached envelope. Printed on it is a 'progressive' poem, as follows: 'Progressive one in this thy happiest day /' The Genius thou hast wooed with thee to stay / Is of the nation who will look to see / It still outpoured to thrill the Colony /'.
1 Darling Effie
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3 This was a poem that someone made for Uncle Cron on his wedding day. I
4was so glad of your letter darling. Do write to me sometimes & tell me
5how all goes. My love to the boys & Hester & ?Nanny & Father & Mother.
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7 Your little Auntie
8 Olive
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10 Address Mrs Olive Schreiner, Krantz Plaats, P.O. Halesowen Cape Colony
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12 I am very well & like the farm, wild & lonely as it is Uncle Cron
13sends much love to you all.
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