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Letter ReferenceHRC/CAT/OS/2b-vii
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateWednesday 15 October 1884
Address From144 Marina, St Leonards, East Sussex
Address To24 Thornsett Road, South Penge Park, London
Who ToHavelock Ellis
Other VersionsDraznin 1992: 158
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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. The final insertion is on the back of the envelope. Schreiner was resident in St Leonards at different addresses from mid October 1884 to the end of April 1885.
1Wednesday.
2
3Thankyou very much for your letter. I enclose £3.5. for subs-cription
4to London Library & the carriage of things &c. What is the London
5pounds or guineas.
6
7Your letter was a great help to me last night I must have books if I
8haven’t anything else.
9
10I will write to you tonight
11
12Your
13Olive
14
15Tell them to send me 10 Books. Have you got the list we made. I want
16also some reviews too. Contem Fortnightly. Ten will be plenty for me.
17
18^Remember “The Woman question in Europe”^
19
Notation
The book referred to is: Theodore Stanton (1884) The Woman Question in Europe London: Low & Co. Draznin's (1992) version of this letter is in some respects different from our transcription.