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Letter ReferenceHRC/OliveSchreinerUncatLetters/OS-TFisherUnwin/72
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeTelegram
Letter Date8 March 1891
Address FromMatjesfontein, Western Cape
Address ToLondon
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 telegram, which is part of its Manuscript Collections. The date and place this telegram was sent from are provided by the official stamps.
1Mch. 8 1891
4Publisher London
6Allegory forgery
The 'forgery' comment in this telegram concerns a parody of her allegorical style. See "God's Light On the Mountain" Pall Mall Gazette 6 February 1891 p.3, with the added comment that "If not by Miss Schreiner, it is certainly a very happy attempt in the same style.".