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Letter ReferenceHRC/OliveSchreinerLetters/OS-JohnHodgson/92
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLettercard
Letter DateMonday 19 November 1917
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address To23 Rothersay Road, Luton, Bedfordshire
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 lettercard, which is part of its Manuscript Collections. The month of this letter-card has been provided by the postmark; the address it was sent to is on the card. Schreiner was resident at Porchester Place from early April 1917 until August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.
1Dear John
2
3Thanks for list of book, The Jews & Modern Capitalism & Serbia I shall
4send for.
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6When do you think you & Joan will be married? My little niece Ursula
7has just returned from Paris where she has been to see her husband for
8a few days. Dot has signed on till next June.
9
10Yours ever
11OS
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13Monday the 19th 1917
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Notation
The first book referred to is: Werner Sombart (1913) The Jews and Modern Capitalism London: T. Fisher Unwin. The book on Serbia referred to cannot be established.