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Letter ReferenceHRC/CAT/OS/2a-xxi
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateWednesday 17 September 1884
Address FromBlackwell, Alfreton, Derbyshire
Address To24 Thornsett Road, South Penge Park, London
Who ToHavelock Ellis
Other VersionsDraznin 1992: 148
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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 stayed in Alfreton for most of September 1884.
1Wednesday Afternoon
2
3I hope you are feeling well, & able to work. You will be glad to know
4I am feeling wonderfully well.
5
6Miss Haddon called this morning & was here two hours. You can’t find
7out if Ellice Hopkins is in town I can you?
8
9Be here on Friday, about three, for going to Mrs. Hinton’s. My pure
10beautiful unselfish brother Good bye
11Olive
12
Notation
Draznin's (1992) version of this letter is in some respects different from our transcription.