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Letter ReferenceHRC/CAT/OS/1a-xxiii
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateTuesday 24 June 1884
Address From32 Fitzroy Street, Camden, London
Address To24 Thornsett Road, South Penge Park, London
Who ToHavelock Ellis
Other VersionsDraznin 1992: 69
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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.
1Tuesday.
2
3I should like ?ber to come with you tomorrow evening, & shall be here
4if you come at four. I was sorry after I got back thinking you
5hadn’t had any supper, & it would be so late when you got home.
6
7I am somewhat worried today about other people’s affairs. I should
8like to lie down & sleep only I’ve no time.
9
10I like that article on women very much.
11
12I’m glad Miss Jones is coming this afternoon
13
14O. Schreiner
15
Notation
'That article on women' cannot be established, but some time later Ellis published a relevant review: Havelock Ellis (1887) 'The Changing Status of Women' Westminster Review October 1887. Draznin's (1992) version of this letter is in some respects different from our transcription.