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Letter ReferenceHRC/CAT/OS/1a-xxi
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateThursday 19 June 1884
Address From32 Fitzroy Street, Camden, London
Address To24 Thornsett Road, South Penge Park, London
Who ToHavelock Ellis
Other VersionsDraznin 1992: 66
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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. The envelope is a black-edged mourning one.
132 Fitzroy St
2Thursday Eve.
4I have been waiting for you as you don’t come I must go down to the
5Oxford where Dr. Aveling said he would wait for us at a quarter to
6eight. You told me any evening this week would do & Dr. Aveling
7can’t take me & Eleanor.
9I think the opera you mention will be good. I should like to go Friday
10night if you care to.
12Come & unreadable see me on Sat evening if you like, but not if you
13have any other work. My head is still bad. I hope yours keeps all
Drazninss (1992) version of this letter is in some respects different from our transcription.