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Letter ReferenceSchreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/37
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date2 March 1899
Address From2 Primrose Terrace, Berea, Johannesburg, Transvaal
Address ToThe Highlands, Gardens, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToHenrietta (‘Ettie’) Schreiner m. Stakesby Lewis (1891)
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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 in Johannesburg from December 1898 to late August 1899.
1 My darling old Sister
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3 I am often with you in thought but write to no one any more. Give my
4love to dear old Theo if you see him. unreadable There’s no news to
5give you, dear, all goes on as it was. I am anxious to hear how Guy is
6doing with his studies
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8 Your little sister Olive
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10 Oh Ettie I sometimes long to see you so.
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