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|Letter Reference||Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/42|
|Archive||University of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town|
|Letter Date||20 September 1916|
|Address To||Sandown Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town, Western Cape|
|Who To||Lucy Molteno nee Mitchell|
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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 Lucy Molteno nee Mitchell, 20 September 1916, 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, while the address it was sent to is written on its front. Content shows Schreiner was in London when she wrote it.