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|Letter Reference||Olive Schreiner: John & Mary Brown MSC 26/2.2.26C|
|Archive||National Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town|
|Letter Date||26 July 1889|
|Address From||Ladies Chambers, Chenies Street, Camden, London|
|Address To||66 Bank Parade, Burnley, Lancashire|
|Who To||Mary Brown nee Solomon|
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The manuscript of this letter by Olive Schreiner belongs to the Archive referenced above; its ownership of the original should be acknowledged by referencing the letter as indicated: Copyright transcription: © Olive Schreiner Letters Project. This transcription can be freely used as long as copyright is acknowledged and it is referenced using the following citation: ‘Olive Schreiner to Mary Brown nee Solomon, 26 July 1889, NLSA Cape Town, Special Collections, Olive Schreiner Letters Project transcription’. Please also supply letter line numbers for specific quotations.
The Project is grateful to the National Library of South Africa (NLSA), Cape Town, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner postcard, which is part of its Special Collections. The date of this postcard is provided by the postmark and the address it was sent to and the addressee are on its front. Schreiner was resident in Chenies Street from early June to late August 1889.