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Letter ReferenceHRC/OliveSchreinerUncatLetters/OS-TFisherUnwin/16
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date16 April 1891
Address FromMatjesfontein, Western Cape
Address To
Who ToT. Fisher Unwin
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Legend
The Project is grateful to the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, the University of Texas at Austin, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of its Manuscript Collections.
1Matjesfontein
2April 16 / 91
3
4Dear Mr Unwin
5
6Thanks much for the two copies of Book. Please pay any money due to me
7to Mr Ellis not sending it here direct, as just now my movements are
8uncertain.
9
10How is it that Roberts Brothers does not give me a farthing for
11advanced sheets, they are paying me just the same percentage that some
12other American firms are kindly giving me, because they don’t feel
13it right to publish my book & give me nothing.
14
15Did he give nothing for getting the proofs advance sheets! copy???
16
17Your cousin was married the other day to my friend’s sister. They
18had a grand wedding. I was invited, but didn’t go of course I
19?don’t

20
21Yours sincerely
22Olive Schreiner
23
Notation
The 'two copies of book' referred to concerns Unwin's new edition of Dreams.