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Letter ReferenceKarl Pearson 840/4/1/37-38
ArchiveUniversity College London Library, Special Collections, UCL, London
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateTuesday 6 October 1885
Address From16 Portsea Place, Westminster, London
Address To
Who ToKarl Pearson
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Legend
The Project is grateful to University College London (UCL) and its Library Services for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of its Special Collections. The date of this letter has been written on in an unknown hand. Schreiner was resident in Portsea Place from early August to late October 1885.
1 Tuesday
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3 My dear Mr Pearson
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5 Müller & I & a Mr Martin & perhaps Dr Donkin are going up the river
6in her boat next Sunday. We shall be so glad if you will come too. I
7write now as you may be making other arrangements. Please let me have
8a card in reply at once. Have you read Symonds’s "Stella Maris" in
9his last volume of poetry the "Vagahunduli Libellus." If you have
10please tell me what you think of it: to me it is so wonderful.
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12 O.S.
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14 P.S. Miss Müller has just been. She fears it may rain on Sunday or be
15cold, so want us all to come to lunch at half past one at 86 Portland
16Place on Sunday. Will you be able to come I am writing to ask Mr
17Thicknesse
also.
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19^Mrs Cobb is coming to see me on Thursday afternoon & stay till 9
20o’clock. ^
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22 Thanks for book.
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Notation
The book referred to is: John Addington Symonds (1884) Vagabunduli Libellus London: Kegan Paul & Co.