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Letter ReferenceHRC/CAT/OS/1a-xviii
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateWednesday 11 June 1884
Address From32 Fitzroy Street, Camden, London
Address To24 Thornsett Road, South Penge Park, London
Who ToHavelock Ellis
Other VersionsCronwright-Schreiner 1924: 22; Draznin 1992: 64-5
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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 an associated envelope and its postmark, which also provides the address it was sent to.
132 Fitzroy St
4You aren’t angry with me because of what I said on Monday, are you?
5You mustn’t be.
7I have so much to say but I am too stupid to say it. I have been lying
8down since yesterday afternoon with a heavy chest cold. I don’t know
9when I shall get to see Miss Jones. You aren’t angry with me, are you?
A version of this letter is in Draznin (1992). Cronwright-Schreiner’s (1924) version is incorrect in minor ways.