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Letter ReferenceHRC/CAT/OS/2b-i
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateFriday 3 October 1884
Address From39 Belgrave Road, St John?s Wood, London
Address To24 Thornsett Road, South Penge Park, London
Who ToHavelock Ellis
Other VersionsDraznin 1992: 151
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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.
139 Belgrave Rd
2Friday
3
4Isn’t it splendid. I wish we had arranged to go to the Museum today.
5I slept better last night. I hope you are working
6
7Your little sister
8Olive
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10I have written to Miss Lord. Learn what you can about the Avelings.
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12Tell Louie I’m glad she’s coming.
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Notation
Draznin's (1992) version of this letter is in some respects different from our transcription.