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Letter ReferenceHRC/CAT/OS/1a-xix
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateThursday 12 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: 65
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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 an associated envelope and its postmark, which also provides the address it was sent to. Schreiner was resident in Fitzroy Street in late May and June 1884.
1Thursday
2
3I will like to come on Monday if I am well enough. I am glad you are
4not angry. I hope you will enjoy going to Oxford. I am still in bed, &
5so stupid
6
7Please let Miss Jones know I can’t come just now
8
9Olive
10
Notation
A version of thise letter is in Draznin (1992). Cronwright-Schreiner's (1924) version is incorrect in minor ways.