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Letter ReferenceHRC/UNCAT/OS-130
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateFriday 19 April 1889
Address From25 Montagu Street, Camden, London
Address To
Who ToHavelock Ellis
Other VersionsCronwright-Schreiner 1924: 162; Draznin 1992: 453
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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 lived in Montagu Street for part of April 1889.
1Friday
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3Havelock I think I felt nearer to you yesterday than ever in my life
4before. I felt as if we understood one another. I shall look for you &
5Symons on Wednesday afternoon
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7All good be with you my boy friend
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9Olive
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Notation
A version of this letter is in Draznin (1992). There is also a version in Cronwright-Schreiner (1924).