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|Letter Reference||Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/31|
|Archive||University of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town|
|Letter Date||27 May 1908|
|Address From||Matjesfontein, Western Cape|
|Address To||Lyndall, Newlands, Cape Town, 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, 27 May 1908, 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 postcard, which is part of its Manuscripts and Archives Collections. The date is provided by the postmark on this postcard and the address it was sent to is on its front. Schreiner stayed in Matjesfontein from late April to late May 1908.