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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/39
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date27 November 1896
Address FromThe Homestead, Kimberley, Northern Cape
Address To68 Bank Parade, Burnley, Lancashire
Who ToMary Brown nee Solomon
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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 has been derived from the postmark on this postcard; the name of the addressee and the address it was sent to are on its front. Schreiner was resident in Kimberley from early August 1894 to November 1898. The beginning of this letter is missing.
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3 Will has been out three times to have tea with us. The more I see of
4him the more my heart goes out to him. It’s his childlike freshness, &
5out spokenness. That touches one’s heart so. I hope he will come out
6this evening. I’ll write a letter next week.
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8 Olive
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10^Your paper on ?sickness is delightful.^
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Notation
Mary Brown's 'paper on sickness' cannot be established.