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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/4
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date9 January 1920
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address ToEastcliff, St James, Kalk Bay, Western Cape
Who ToFrances (‘Fan’) Schreiner nee Reitz
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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 provided by the postmark on this postcard, while the name of the addressee and the address it was sent to are on its front. Schreiner was resident at Porchester Place from early April 1917 until August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.
3The Cape mail has come but no news from any of you Anna Purcell
4mentions that she came to see you but you were lying down with a head
5ache & Ursie was out so she didn’t see you. I’m going to try & go
6to see Edna next week, it will be two weeks since I saw her last. Have
7you any news of Dot? – I’ve not heard from her since the note she
8wrote from Durban on her honeymoon. Do give me all her news. Much love
9to you & a real letter next week.