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|Letter Reference||Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/17|
|Archive||University of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town|
|Letter Date||30 January 1920|
|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, 30 January 1920, 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 telegram, which is part of its Manuscripts and Archives Collections. The date of this telegram is provided by the official stamps, while the address it was sent to has been written on by an official hand. Schreiner was resident at Porchester Place from early April 1917 until August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.