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Letter ReferenceSchreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/176
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date15 April 1920
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address ToMarsh’s Homes, Rondebosch, Cape Town
Who ToWynnie Hemming
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The Project is grateful to Manuscripts and Archives, University of Cape Town, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner postcard, which is part of its Manuscripts and Archives Collections. The day and month of this postcard are provided by the postmark, with content indicating the year as 1920. The addressee and the address the card 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 I wonder if you have seen Uncle Cron, dear. He writes me now he is not
2leaving till the middle of June. I’ve not seen Ol for a long time,
3but saw Edna on Friday. Her breast is still troubling her but she
4looks better & the babe is lovely. Quite an exceptionally pretty child.
6 Much love to you dear
7 Aunt Olive