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Letter ReferenceHRC/OliveSchreinerUncatLetters/OS-TFisherUnwin/21
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date12 February 1893
Address FromMatjesfontein, Western Cape
Address To12 Paternoster Buildings, City, London
Who ToT. Fisher Unwin
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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 postcard, which is part of its Manuscript Collections. The addressee and the address that this postcard was sent to are on its front.
1Matjesfontein
2Feb 12 / 93
3
4Thanks much for both letters & enclosures. Thanks for personal letter.
5It will be a great pleasure to me to meet & know your wife, & to avail
6myself of your kind invitation.
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10Business.
11I think it would be better to return to the higher price. w of Dreams.
12Did Mr Theal write to you about that book on South Africa??
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14//It does not seem to me right that the English publisher should have
15have the profits given by an a foreign publisher: but will you please
16see Mr Ellis on the matter as I’ve not a copy of the agreement here.
17You & he will decide quite rightly in the matter.
18
19I am going to write a review of his health book & send it to some
20English paper. Thank-you for the kind tone of your letters, unreadable
21I would
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23^have written before but have been out of health for long^
24
25Olive Schreiner
26
Notation
The book by Ellis referred to is: Havelock Ellis (1892) The Nationalisation of Health London: Fisher Unwin.