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Letter ReferenceHRC/UNCAT/OS-63
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date15 August 1885
Address From16 Portsea Place, Westminster, London
Address To
Who ToHavelock Ellis
Other VersionsDraznin 1992: 375-6
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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 at Portsea Place from mid August to late October 1885.
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3My Havelock
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5How very sweet you were. You know how close you are to me, how part of
6myself.
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8Olive
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Notation
A version of this letter is in Draznin (1992).