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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: S.C. Cronwright-Schreiner-Extra SMD 30/33/a (i)
ArchiveNational English Literary Museum, Grahamstown
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date9 November 1888
Address Fromna
Address To
Who ToHavelock Ellis
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The Project is grateful to the National English Literary Museum (NELM) for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of its Manuscript Collections. The date has been written on this letter by an unknown hand. The start of the letter is missing. The name of the recipient is indicated by content.
1 Mrs Cobb has send me a beautiful likeness of her little girl whom she
2has called after me. Fancy it comforts me so. Shall I send it you to
3look at? Oh, won't it be nice to die, Harrie?
5Give my love to that dear brave old Louie
7 Olive
9 I'm all right, but so very weak, I sometimes find I'm sittng on the
10floor crying but I haven't any idea what it's about or why I am crying.
11 I seem to be always crying inside