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Letter ReferenceColenso Papers, MSS. Afr. s. 1293/8, 13
ArchiveBodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies, Rhodes House, University of Oxford
Epistolary Type
Letter Date1 March 1915
Address FromKensington Palace Mansions, De Vere Gardens, Kensington, London
Address ToElangeni, Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Who ToSophie Colenso nee Frankland (m.1880)
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The Project is grateful to the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, for allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner postcard, which is part of their Special Collections. The date of the postcard is provided by the postmark and the address it was sent to is on its front. Schreiner was resident at Kensington Palace Mansions from late October 1914 to late July 1915.
1Dear Mrs Colenso
2
3I am so sorry I gave away all the copies of Colonal Maudes article. It
4was in the Evening Standard a short time after the air raide on
5Scarborough. About 4 or five days after. I should have answered you at
6once but I have been laid up for ten day.
7
8Yours with warm greetings
9Olive Schreiner
10
Notation
An article by Colonel Maude in the Evening Standard at around the date of this postcard cannot be established.