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Letter ReferenceHRC/UNCAT/OS-32
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateFriday 1 May 1885
Address Fromna
Address To
Who ToHavelock Ellis
Other VersionsDraznin 1992: 347
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Legend
The Project is grateful to the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, the University of Texas at Austin, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of its Manuscript Collections. This letter has been dated by reference to information written onto it by Ellis.
1Friday
2
3Thanks for the letters. Have been scribbling all day to-day. Am much
4better. ?Mun It’s been a perfect day here, so breezy & lovely.
5
6Good night
7
8My treasure comrade. Your little bit about Middlemarch is so beautiful
9
10Olive
11
12Sat. Feel so sad & troubled this morning. Worried about life in
13general. O.S.
14
Notation
The book referred to is: George Eliot (1874) Middlemarch Edinburgh: Blackwood. Draznin's (1992) version of this letter is in some respects different from our transcription.