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Letter ReferenceEdward Carpenter 359/71
ArchiveSheffield Archives, Archives & Local Studies, Sheffield
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date2 March 1894
Address FromHalesowen, Eastern Cape
Address ToMillthorpe, Holmesfield, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Who ToEdward Carpenter
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Legend
The Project is grateful to the Sheffield Archives, Sheffield Libraries, Archives and Information Services, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner postcard, which is part of its Archive Collections. The date of this postcard is provided by the postmark, while the address it was sent to is on its front.
1 Dear E.C.
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3 I was married last Saturday. I am turning into an old farmers wife. I
4got your sex pamphlet: it’s splendid. Cron sends his love to you. We
5have your picture on our bedroom mantelpiece. Address Mrs Olive
6Schreiner, PO Halesowen, ^South Africa^
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Notation
The pamphlet referred to is: Edward Carpenter (1894) Sex-Love, and its place in a free society Manchester: Labour Press Society.