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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Mimmie Murray 2001.24/78
ArchiveNational English Literary Museum, Grahamstown
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date28 April 1915
Address FromKensington Palace Mansions, De Vere Gardens, Kensington, London
Address ToPortlock, Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape
Who ToA. Haldane Murray
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Legend
The Project is grateful to the National English Literary Museum (NELM) for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner postcard, which is part of its Manuscript Collections. The date of this postcard is provided by the postmark and the address it was sent to and the recipient are on its front. Schreiner was resident at Kensington Palace Mansions from late October 1914 to late July 1915.
1 I sent you a book of Brailsford costing 5/- & one of Norman Angell
2costing 1/- postage 1/- I am sending back a PO order for the other 3/-
3next week as no book sent now will be in time
4
5 Love to all
6 O Schreiner
7
Notation
The books referred to are: Henry Brailsford (1915) Belgium and the ‘Scrap of Paper’ London: Independent Labour Party; and probably Norman Angell (1909) The Great Illusion: A Study of the Relation of Military Power to National Advantage London: William Heinemann.