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Letter ReferenceLetters/283
Epistolary Type
Letter Date27 May 1888
Address FromMaidenhead, Kent
Address To
Who ToHavelock Ellis
Other VersionsCronwright-Schreiner 1924: 135
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When Cronwright-Schreiner prepared The Letters of Olive Schreiner, with few exceptions he then destroyed her originals. However, some people gave him copies and kept the originals or demanded the return of these; and when actual Schreiner letters can be compared with his versions, his have omissions, distortions and bowdlerisations. Where Schreiner originals have survived, these will be found in the relevant collections across the OSLO website. There is however a residue of some 587 items in The Letters for which no originals are extant. They are included here for sake of completeness. However, their relationship to Schreiners actual letters cannot now be gauged, and so they should be read with caution for the reasons given.
1To Havelock Ellis.
2Maidenhead, 27th May.
4Is it nice in Devonshire? I am looking for a small workman's cottage
5in Surrey. I want a high dry place on chalk, with a heath and no woods.
6 I'm going with Maggie H. to-morrow, if well enough, to look near
7Woking. ... You know I love you, but one must check the expression of
8one's emotions or die.