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|Letter Reference||Karl Pearson 840/4/1/37-38
|Archive||University College London Library, Special Collections, UCL, London
|Letter Date||Tuesday 6 October 1885
|Address From||16 Portsea Place, Westminster, London
|Who To||Karl Pearson
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 Karl Pearson, 6 October 1885, University College London Library, Special Collections, UCL, London, Olive Schreiner Letters Project transcription’. Please also supply letter line numbers for specific quotations.
The Project is grateful to University College London (UCL) and its Library Services for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of its Special Collections. The date of this letter has been written on in an unknown hand. Schreiner was resident in Portsea Place from early August to late October 1885.
My dear Mr Pearson
Müller & I & a Mr Martin & perhaps Dr Donkin are going up the river
6: in her boat next Sunday. We shall be so glad if you will come too. I
7: write now as you may be making other arrangements. Please let me have
8: a card in reply at once. Have you read Symonds’s "Stella Maris" in
9: his last volume of poetry the "Vagahunduli Libellus." If you have
10: please tell me what you think of it: to me it is so wonderful.
P.S. Miss Müller has just been. She fears it may rain on Sunday or be
15: cold, so want us all to come to lunch at half past one at 86 Portland
16: Place on Sunday. Will you be able to come I am writing to ask Mr
17: Thicknesse also.
19: ^Mrs Cobb is coming to see me on Thursday afternoon & stay till 9
Thanks for book.
The book referred to is: John Addington Symonds (1884) Vagabunduli Libellus
London: Kegan Paul & Co.