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Letter ReferenceEdward Carpenter 359/100
ArchiveSheffield Archives, Archives & Local Studies, Sheffield
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateSunday May 1914
Address From30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace, Kensington, London
Address To
Who ToEdward Carpenter
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The Project is grateful to the Sheffield Archives, Sheffield Libraries, Archives and Information Services, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of its Archive Collections. The month and year have been written on this letter in an unknown hand.
1 30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace
2 Sunday
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4 Dear Ed
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6 I’m leaving on Wednesday night for Nauheim If you could come on
7Tuesday evening I’d be so glad. Who knows when I shall see your face
8again. I’m pretty bad old man I’ve got a stone in the kidney as
9well as my heart Good bye
10
11 Olive
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13 I was at the gate & saw the police knocking down the women - but why
14oh why do the women use force. Force must be met by force. Don’t you
15think so.
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