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Letter ReferenceHRC/UNCAT/OS-67
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date31 August 1885
Address From16 Portsea Place, Westminster, London
Address To
Who ToHavelock Ellis
Other VersionsDraznin 1992: 378
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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.
1Olive’s Baby, this is the last night in the old room from which so
2many words of comfort & love have come to me. My sweet boy, my comfort,
3 I kiss you & stroke your hair. That old house at Anerley will always
4be sacred to me.
5
6Olive
7
Notation
Draznin's (1992) version of this letter is in some respects different from our transcription.