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Letter ReferenceEdward Carpenter 359/76
ArchiveSheffield Archives, Archives & Local Studies, Sheffield
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date30 January 1897
Address From19 Russell Road, 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.
1 19 Russell Rd, Kensington
2 Jan 30th 1897
3
4 My dear old Brother
5
6 I asked Alice to write the day I came & tell you how much we were
7wanting to see you. (I was half dead after the seasickness &
8couldn’t write myself). Now I have to go to Eastbourne till Saturday
9the 6th.
Please try & come back when we come back. It’s not only
10that ^my^ I want to see you personally, but I want to talk over some
11matters. The working man ought to know something, of what is going on
12in South Africa. I am sending you a copy of my please as soon as
13you’ve read it write & tell me what you think of it. Address c/o
14Fred Schreiner Eastbourne
15
16 Cron sends greetings
17 Olive
18
Notation
It is not clear what Schreiner sent Carpenter a copy of with this letter, but it could have been an advance copy of Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland, which she went to London to publish.