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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/28
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date18 May 1914
Address From30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace, Kensington, London
Address ToSandown Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToAlice Greene
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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 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. Schreiner was resident in St Mary Abbotts Terrace for some weeks during April and May 1914.
1Thank you so much for your letter. I’ve been up in Cambridge most of
2this week where Ursula has had to be operated on for appendicitis. I
3telephoned to Harston to ask if Polly was in Cambridge but Mrs
4Phillips replied that she was away; but would be back tomorrow. So, as
5I had to leave last night, I missed her. When are you people coming.
6When I am in Africa you go to England, when I am in England you go to
7Africa. Will leaves for Nauheim next week if all goes well with Ursula,
8 I go a little later
10Love to you both