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Letter ReferenceHRC/OliveSchreinerLetters/OS-JohnHodgson/25
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: Saturday 1914 ; Before End: 1915
Address From30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace, Kensington, London
Address To
Who ToJohn Hodgson
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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. Schreiner was resident at St Mary Abbotts Terrace for a number of periods in early and late 1914 and then in 1915.
130 St Mary Abbotts Terrace
2Kensington
3Saturday
4
5Dear Mr Hodgson
6
7I shall shall be free Monday or Tuesday ^& Wednesday^ evenings.
8
9The concert was like heaven I’m going to hear the 9th symphony
10tonight. We had the 7th on Thursday. I don’t know which is the most
11infinitely beautiful & joy giving.
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13Thanks for story
14Yours ever
15Olive Schreiner
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17P Do you happen to know a little place called “Hockley-in-a-Hole”
18near Luton, & if so can you tell me if it is still as wonderfully old world
19as it was 20 years ago? Or have the motor cars spoiled it.
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