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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Ruth Alexander MSC 26/2.1.21
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date10 April 1917
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address ToKalk Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape
Who ToRuth Alexander nee Schechter
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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 name of the addressee are on its front. Schreiner was resident at Porchester Place from early April 1917 until August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.
1 Thank you for the poem & your dear letter. I hope all you wish & plan
2will come to pass. Oh, Ruth, how beautiful it would be to see you,
3even for a few hours. I often see Miss Molteno she is almost the only
4person I ever see. It is a great joy to me that she is here. My nephew
5Oliver has gone to India The girls are still nursing in France
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7 My love to you
8 Olive
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