"Getting in Dutch vice president of Women's Enfranchisement League, Mrs MacFadyen, we have to educate women in South Africa slowly" Read the full letter
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Letter ReferenceVernon Lee Collection OS-VL/1
ArchiveColby College Special Collections, Waterville, Maine, USA
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: 1914 ; Before End: 1918
Address From30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace, Kensington, London
Address To
Who ToVernon Lee (Violet Paget)
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Legend
The Project is grateful to Colby College Special Collections, Waterville, Maine, USA, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter to Vernon Lee, which is part of their collections. The letter is written on printed headed notepaper.
130 St Mary Abbott’s Terrace
2Kensington, W.
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4Telephone, 3350 Western.
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6Dear Vernon Lee
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8Can I tell you how splendid I think your articles on the war. You
9“take away the shame of women from among us.”
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11Yours ever
12Olive Schreiner
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Notation
Vernon Lee, a member of the Union of Democratic Control, had a number 'articles on the war' published in a variety of pacifist and similar sources during the Great War, and the particular article referred to cannot be established.