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Letter ReferenceHRC/OliveSchreinerUncatLetters/OS-TFisherUnwin/4
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: 1 October 1893 ; Before End: 5 October 1893
Address FromNew College, Eastbourne, East Sussex
Address To
Who ToT. Fisher Unwin
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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. The month and year have been written on this letter in an unknown hand. Schreiner stayed at New College, Eastbourne, in late September and early October 1893 and left Britain for South Africa on 6 October. The letter is written on printed headed notepaper.
1New College, Eastbourne. Limited.
4Dear Mr Unwin
6I sleep Friday night at Morley’s Hotel ^Trafalgar Sq^ & shall sail
7start from Waterloo at 11.40 on Saturday for Southampton. Please tell
8Mr Norman how very sorry I am I shall not be able to visit them.
10Return proofs
13Olive Schreiner