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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Ruth Alexander MSC 26/2.1.25
ArchiveNational Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date1 April 1919
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 name of the addressee of this postcard and the address it was sent to 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 Dear,
3 I've just got a note from your brother saying he'll come & see me next
4week. I am looking forward so much to seeing him. I will write to you
5when he has been. I hope it goes well with your studies. We are having
6the most astonishing weather snow, & wind, & rain.
8 Good bye till next week
9 Olive
11 April 1st 1919