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Letter ReferenceHRC/OliveSchreinerUncatLetters/OS-TFisherUnwin/48
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date18 May 1897
Address From7 Rue Lem?itre, Puteaux, Paris, France
Address To11 Paternoster Buildings, Paternoster Square, City, London
Who ToT. Fisher Unwin
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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 postcard, which is part of its Manuscript Collections. This postcard is by and from Olive Schreiner, with Cronwright-Schreiner acting as her amanuensis or secretary. The year is derived from the postmark, and the address it was sent to is on the front of the postcard.
17 Rue Lemaitre, Puteaux, Seine, France.
3Dear Mr Unwin,
5Mrs Schreiner asks me to thank you for your note. She is at present in
6communication with someone as to translating the book; but, if this is
7not settled in a few days, she will be glad to place the matter in
8your hands. She will write again later.
10Yours very truly
11S.C. Cronwright Schreiner
1318th May.
15^We expect to be in London in about a month’s time.^”
The book in question is Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland.