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Letter ReferenceHRC/CAT/OS/2b-ii
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateSaturday 11 October 1884
Address From144 Marina, St Leonards, East Sussex
Address To24 Thornsett Road, South Penge Park, London
Who ToHavelock Ellis
Other VersionsDraznin 1992: 153
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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.
1144 Marina
2Saturday
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4My Henry,
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6My chest is bad I can’t write.
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8I have been reading what you wrote in the journal. My Henry, my other self,
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10Olive
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12Tell me all you do & think, I am living with you.
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14^I am 28.^
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Notation
Draznin's (1992) version of this letter is in some respects different from our transcription.