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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Mimmie Murray 2001.24/79
ArchiveNational English Literary Museum, Grahamstown
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date1 April 1914
Address FromItaly
Address ToPortlock, Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape
Who ToMinnie or Mimmie Murray nee Parkes
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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. On it is a picture of Florence captioned 'Firenze - Una parte del Piazzale Michelangelo, con la Loggetta, La Chiesa di S. Salvatore e la Basilica di S. Miniato'.
1 I think of you all often, my loved friends, though I can't write! The
2Dr 'Cure' here has done me harm not good & I shall soon return to
3England. How I would love to see all your dear faces.
5 Olive Schreiner