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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Mimmie Murray 2001.24/85
ArchiveNational English Literary Museum, Grahamstown
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date22 July 1916
Address FromLlandrindodd Wells, Wales
Address ToPortlock, Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape
Who ToAndre Murray
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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. Schreiner first stayed in Llandrindodd Wells from late July to late October 1915, and then again from mid June to mid September 1916.
1 Dear Andre,
3 Do write me one of your nice long letters & tell me all your news. Are
4you going to SA College? How is Kathie?
6 My nephew Oliver has been wounded & is in a hospital in France but we
7are hoping he will soon be well enough to be moved to England.
9 Much much love to you all
10 Olive Schreiner