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Letter ReferenceHRC/OliveSchreinerLetters/OS-JohnHodgson/36
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateWednesday May 1914
Address FromBull Hotel, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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. This letter has been dated by reference to when Schreiner was staying at the Black Bull in Cambridge with her brother Will, which was May 1914. The letter is on printed headed notepaper with an image of a black bull.
1Bull Hotel
6Dear Mr Hodgson
8Thank you for the MS & your letter. I am so sorry I shan’t be able
9to go on ?Monday I must put off that pleasure till I return from
10Nauheim in July.
12My heart is troubling me a little, & I am going to Nauheim at the end
13of next week, & must rest as much as possible before I start. If you
14are ever in London I ^so^ should like to take an hours run with you but

15In haste with many thanks – the party are waiting for my
17Yours ever
18Olive Schreiner
What Hodgson?s manuscript was cannot be established.