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Letter ReferenceHRC/OliveSchreinerLetters/OS-JohnHodgson/29
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: Monday October 1914 ; Before End: July 1915
Address FromKensington Palace Mansions, De Vere Gardens, Kensington, London
Address To
Who ToJohn Hodgson
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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. Schreiner was resident at Kensington Palace Mansions from October 1914 to July 1915. This letter is written on printed headed notepaper.
1Telephone: 3675 Kensington.
2Telegrams: Apartment, London.
3
4Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel,
5De Vere Gardens, W.
6
7Dear Mr Hodgson
8
9Thank you for your kind note. I am so glad about your play & about
10Miss Ehirlich. She’s a fine loveable girl: & I’m sure will succeed.
11
12I have to undergo a slight operation tomorrow or next day, & may then
13be going up to a nursing home in Hampstead or to a nursing home in
14Wales. I will let you know my ?muvemet movements & address if I go. I
15may remain on here.
16
17Yours sincerely
18Olive Schreiner
19Monday.
20
21I shall enjoy going on the river some day with you when I’m stronger.
22
Notation
A play by Hodgson, who seems to have published his more literary writing as Lawrence Hodgson and his engineering work as John L. Hodgson, has not been traced.