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Letter ReferenceHRC/CAT/OS/2b-xxii
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateFriday 31 October 1884
Address From144 Marina, St Leonards, East Sussex
Address To24 Thornsett Road, South Penge Park, London
Who ToHavelock Ellis
Other VersionsDraznin 1992: 191-2
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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 was resident in St Leonards at three addresses from mid October 1884 to the end of April 1885.
1Friday
2
3Please have a likeness taken for Olive.
4
5If Henry comes on Monday week don’t you think that will be nice. His
6little mother will tuck him in & let the firelight dance on the wall
7for him.
8
9O.
10
Notation
Draznin's (1992) version of this letter is in some respects different from our transcription.