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Letter ReferenceHRC/UNCAT/OS-122
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter DateMonday 2 July 1888
Address FromRoseneath, Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Address To98 Earlsbrook Road, Earlswood, Redhill, Surrey
Who ToHavelock Ellis
Other VersionsCronwright-Schreiner 1924: 137; Draznin 1992: 443
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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 postcard, which is part of its Manuscript Collections. This postcard has been dated by reference to its postmark; the address and addressee the postcard was sent to are on it front.
1Ford first rate. Am quite satisfied!!! Isn’t he delightful too. I am
2always in touch with him at once. Bad, sad, weather continues here. I
3am working
7Roseneath Monday.
Draznin's (1992) version of this letter is in some respects different from our transcription. Cronwright-Schreiner's (1924) extract is incorrect in various ways.