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|Letter Reference||Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/29|
|Archive||University of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town|
|Letter Date||December 1906|
|Address From||Matjesfontein, Western Cape|
|Who To||Frances (‘Fan’) Schreiner nee Reitz|
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The manuscript of this letter by Olive Schreiner belongs to the Archive referenced above; its ownership of the original should be acknowledged by referencing the letter as indicated: Copyright transcription: © Olive Schreiner Letters Project. This transcription can be freely used as long as copyright is acknowledged and it is referenced using the following citation: ‘Olive Schreiner to Frances (‘Fan’) Schreiner nee Reitz, December 1906, UCT Manuscripts & Archives, Olive Schreiner Letters Project transcription’. Please also supply letter line numbers for specific quotations.
The Project is grateful to Manuscripts and Archives, University of Cape Town, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner xmas, which is part of its Manuscripts and Archives Collections. This Christmas card has an ivy leaf on the front inscribed ‘To Wish You The Old Old Wish’. The printed message inside is ‘To wish you the old, old wish a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year’. Schreiner stayed in Matjesfontein between early October 1906 and early January 1907.
1 From Olive
2 To dear Fan
2 To dear Fan