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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Mimmie Murray 2001.24/89
ArchiveNational English Literary Museum, Grahamstown
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date16 April 1914
Address From30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace, Kensington, London
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.
1 My dear Friend
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3 I am back in England again, so glad to here among all my dear friends,
4but nothing ever makes me forget you & the other dear ones at Portlock.
5 I'll soon be well enough to write a long letter again
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7 Olive
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9 ^Address 30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace^
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