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Letter ReferenceHRC/CAT/OS/4a-xiv
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date3 January 1887
Address FromHotel Roth, Clarens, Montreux, Switzerland
Address To
Who ToHavelock Ellis
Other VersionsDraznin 1992: 425
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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 stayed in Montreux from the end of December 1886 to mid March 1887.
1I hear K.P. is ill. Find out all about him please.
2
3My beautiful, proud, curssed yellow head. I have got to live only
4through that man’s individuality.
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6OS
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Notation
A version of this letter is in Draznin (1992).