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Letter ReferenceHRC/UNCAT/OS-51
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date23 June 1885
Address From41 Upper Baker Street, Marylebone, London
Address To
Who ToHavelock Ellis
Other VersionsDraznin 1992: 363
PermissionsPlease read before using or citing this transcription
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.
1I have come back from a walk in the park, & am going to bed. I feel so
2clingingly tender to you. The one soul that meets mine & touches it. I
3don’t think I ever would have been so glad to see you as this
8Moore came after Philip & Mackenzie were gone He wants to write about
9S A F in his pamphlet. & want to know if I would be angry.
13^Oh Henry, how much closer you are to me than anyone.^
Draznin's (1992) version of this letter differs in some respects from our transcription.