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Letter ReferenceHRC/OliveSchreinerUncatLetters/OS-TFisherUnwin/70
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date4 May 1911
Address FromDe Aar, Northern Cape
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.
1De Aar
3May 4th 1911
5Dear Mr Unwin
7Thank you for the two copies of the American Edition of Woman & Labour.
8 If you have any American Reviews of the book you could send me I
9should be glad of them.
11Yours faithfully
12Olive Schreiner
14I may mention that though I wrote long ago stating I had received the
15accounts I have not yet received the royalty for Dreams & Dream Life &
16Real Life, up to the March of 1910. In the past you have always sent
17the cheque with the accounts.
While many of Schreiner's letters to Unwin deal with problems and issues, particularly with regard to contracts and payments, it is also clear that Unwin assiduously promoted publicity about and sales of her publications. This included through sending copies to well-placed people, including Constance Lytton, to whom Schreiner had dedicated Woman & Labour. Lytton's response was sent not long before Schreiner's to Unwin:


Rail. Knebworth. G.N.R.
Telegrams, Knebworth.

Ap. 20. 1911.