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|Letter Reference||W.P. Schreiner BC112/B31/12|
|Archive||University of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town|
|Letter Date||30 December 1905|
|Address From||Hanover, Northern Cape|
|Address To||St James, Kalk Bay, Western Cape|
|Who To||Ursula Schreiner|
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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 Ursula Schreiner, 30 December 1905, UCT Manuscripts & Archives, Olive Schreiner Letters Project transcription’. Please also supply letter line numbers for specific quotations.
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 date of this postcard is provided by the postmark. The address it was sent to and the addressee are on the card and there is a colour picture of a field of arum lilies with a kappied girl in it on its front, with the printed caption ‘Field of Arum Lilies – South African Weeds. W.B.P. Series, Cape Town.’ Schreiner was resident in Hanover from September 1900 to October 1907, after 1902 with visits, sometimes fairly lengthy, elsewhere.
1 1906 A Happy New Year from small Auntie