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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/58
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date24 December 1904
Address FromHanover, Northern Cape
Address ToLyndall, Newlands, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToFrances (‘Fan’) Schreiner nee Reitz
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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 year of this postcard is provided by the postmark, and the name of the addressee and the address it was sent to are on its front.
1 Hanover
2 Xmas eve
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4 Have just returned from Pretoria. Saw ?Nasy at the Smuts’ where I
5stayed. He’s grown into such a fine promising man. The Smuts’s are as
6fond of him as if he were a brother. I had a very very happy time up
7there & was so well. Am so glad I went. None of the papers give an
8adequate account of the funeral. A happy Xmas to you all.
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10 Olive
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12 ^Write & let me know how it goes with you.^
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