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|Letter Reference||Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/12|
|Archive||University of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town|
|Letter Date||Sunday 29 September 1919|
|Address From||9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London|
|Address To||Trevone, Padstow, Cornwall|
|Who To||Betty Molteno|
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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 Betty Molteno, 29 September 1919, 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 on its front. ‘Urgent’ has been written at the top of the address. Schreiner was resident at Porchester Place from early April 1917 until August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.