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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/9
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLettercard
Letter Date21 March 1918
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address ToThe Hall, Berkhampstead, Hertfordshire
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 lettercard, which is part of its Manuscripts and Archives Collections. The date of this letter-card is provided by the postmark and the address it was sent to is on its front. Schreiner was resident at Porchester Place from early April 1917 until August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.
1Darling Alice
3What must you have thought of me that I didn’t write. But I’ve
4been so bad Alice I couldn’t. Thank you much, so much for the
5splendid long translation.
7May Murray & Dr Parker came to town yesterday to the Colery Hotel.
8Betty has gone to see them. She seems very busy & happy in her
9lectures. Things seem going better to me than they have ever been
10since the war began. I am so glad the Bolshevics will have nothing to
11do with America She had better go in with Japan, but I hope with no one.