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Letter ReferenceHRC/RichardGarnett/Recip/OS-RichardGarnett/4
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: January 1897 ; Before End: February 1897
Address From19 Russell Road, Kensington, London
Address To
Who ToRichard Garnett
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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. Schreiner stayed at Russell Road in January and February 1897, then went to Eastbourne, and left Britain for Italy in early March 1897 when her health deteriorated. This letter is written on printed headed notepaper.
119, Russell Road,
2Kensington, W.
3
4My dear Mr Garnett
5
6My husband is very anxious to make use of the reading room for a few
7days. He is writing a book & wants to look up certain matters
8connected with it. Could you give him an orders? As soon as my
9hayfever is a little better I hope to come to the museum, to give
10myself the pleasure of seeing you for a few minutes.
11
12Yours very sincerely,
13Olive Schreiner
14
Notation
Cronwright-Schreiner was writing a history of goat farming in South Africa: S. C. Cronwright-Schreiner (1898) The Angora Goat London: Longmans.