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Letter ReferenceHRC/UNCAT/OS-43
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateThursday 4 June 1885
Address From41 Upper Baker Street, Marylebone, London
Address To
Who ToHavelock Ellis
Other VersionsDraznin 1992: 358
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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. Schreiner was resident in Upper Baker Street for the last part of May and June 1885.
1Thursday
2
3My Havelock,
4
5I feel so loving to you. Please love me a little yes, I will meet you
6at C+ at 1/2 past two, but if I’m not there till three you won’t mind?
7
8I put my arms round you.
9Olive
10
11You know I feel so proud when I think of the love you’ve given me. How
12you kissed me just before you went away from St Leonards (144 Marina)
13Do you remember.
14
15Olive
16
Notation
Draznin’s (1992) version of this letter is in some respects different from our transcription.