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Letter ReferenceHRC/OliveSchreinerUncatLetters/OS-TFisherUnwin/38
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date12 February 1897
Address From19 Russell Road, Kensington, London
Address To
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 letter, which is part of its Manuscript Collections. This letter is by and from Olive Schreiner, with Cronwright-Schreiner acting as her amanuensis or secretary.
119 Russell Road
2Kensington W.
312.2.97
4
5Dear Mr Unwin,
6
7“Peter Halket” (two copies) has just arrived. Mrs Schreiner desires me
8to thank you heartily for the books, & to say that she is very pleased
9with the get up, which she considers excellent. It is indeed very
10tasteful.
11
12There is a little error, which please rectify when you can. The
13address should be 19 (nineteen) Russell Road – (not 9.)
14
15When you can manage it too, please add to the words “From a
16Photograph”, the words “taken in Matabeleland.”
17
18I don’t suppose you can make the alterations now: but you will
19probably be able to at some time in the future.
20
21With kind regards,
22Yours very sincerely,
23S.C. Cronwright Schreiner
24
25Will you please send one copy of tonight’s Cape Mail to William Hay Esq,
26M.L.A.
27Cape Town
28Cape Colony
29
Notation
The photograph is of the hanging tree in Bulawayo which acts as the frontispiece to Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland.