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|Letter Reference||Olive Schreiner MSL/2
|Archive||Mark Samuels Lasner Collection, University of Delaware Library
|Letter Date||Saturday July 1888
|Address From||Roseneath, Harpenden, Hertfordshire
|Who To||Frederic Chapman
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 Frederic Chapman, July 1888, Mark Samuels Lasner Collection, University of Delaware, Olive Schreiner Letters Project transcription’. Please also supply letter line numbers for specific quotations.
The Project is grateful to Mark Samuels Lasner for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which appears with the permission of the Mark Samuels Lasner Collection on loan to the University of Delaware Library. Content indicates a likely date of July 1888 as Schreiner was resident in Harpenden from mid June to the end of September that year.
Dear Mr Chapman
My profits seem to be getting small & more small & beautifully less.
9: However I care mainly for the circulation. Please let me know as soon
10: as you have got rid of the remainder.
I am sorry I was not able to see Mr Harris before I left town. An
13: African Farm is being translated into German by some one at Berlin.
14: This weather is very melancholy to an African.