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Letter ReferenceHRC/UNCAT/OS-75
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date2 December 1885
Address Fromna
Address To
Who ToHavelock Ellis
Other VersionsDraznin 1992: 391-2
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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.
1I feel such a yearing to you, such a longing to see your face tonight.
2I wonder why it is. Oh Harry, boy, I wish I could see you tonight.
3
4Good night
5
6My own nearest friend
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8Olive
9
Notation
Draznin's (1992) version of this letter is in some respects different from our transcription.