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Vernon Lee Collection OS-VL/1
|Archive||Colby College Special Collections, Waterville, Maine, USA
After Start: 1914
; Before End: 1918
|Address From||30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace, Kensington, London
|Who To||Vernon Lee (Violet Paget)
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 Vernon Lee (Violet Paget), 1914, Colby College Special Collections, Olive Schreiner Letters Project transcription’. Please also supply letter line numbers for specific quotations.
The Project is grateful to Colby College Special Collections, Waterville, Maine, USA, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter to Vernon Lee, which is part of their collections. The letter is written on printed headed notepaper.
1: 30 St Mary Abbott’s Terrace
2: Kensington, W.
4: Telephone, 3350 Western.
6: Dear Vernon Lee
8: Can I tell you how splendid I think your articles on the war. You
9: “take away the shame of women from among us.”
11: Yours ever
12: Olive Schreiner
Vernon Lee, a member of the Union of Democratic Control, had a number 'articles on the war' published in a variety of pacifist and similar sources during the Great War, and the particular article referred to cannot be established.