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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1887/1
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date21 November 1887
Address FromAlassio, Italy
Address To66 Bank Parade, Burnley, Lancashire
Who ToMary Brown nee Solomon
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Legend
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, while the name of the addressee and the address it was sent to are on its front. Schreiner was resident in Alassio between October 1887 and January 1888.
1 I’m going to send you some little dreams for yourself, but I
2haven’t anything really of the kind you would like. Did I ever send
3you a little allegory printed in my brothers mag called the Lost,
4about Love & Sympathy. I’ve not been very well but am better – the
5sun is out again.
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Notation
The 'little allegory' referred to is 'The Lost Joy', which appears in Dreams.