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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/14
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date27 March 1916
Address FromAlexi, 31 The Park, Hampstead, London
Address ToSandown Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToLucy Molteno nee Mitchell
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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, while the address it was sent to is written on the front of the card. Schreiner was resident at The Park from late February to the end of May 1916.
1Dear Lucy
3I got your letter today. I have not seen Mrs Greathead since I wrote
4as I am now up in Hampstead a long way from Kensington But I am
5writing to ask her to come & have tea with me one afternoon.
7I am staying in such a lovely quite place, but this month as been very
8terrible as to weather. There has not been such a March since the year
91802! As I write tonight, the 27th of March the ground outside is
10white with a fresh heavy fall of snow.
12My dear love to you