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Letter ReferenceHRC/OliveSchreinerUncatLetters/OS-TFisherUnwin/62
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date8 August 1897
Address From15 Gildridge Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex
Address To
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 letter, which is part of its Manuscript Collections. This letter is by and from Olive Schreiner, with Cronwright-Schreiner acting as her amanuensis or secretary.
115 Gildridge Road,
38th Aug. 97
5Dear Mr Unwin,
7Mrs Schreiner says she does not see anything objectionable to this
8cover, provided it is kept in green with only the lettering in gold;
9it is the mixture of glaring colours in some of your bindings that she
10objects to.
12We are leaving here on Tuesday; our address for the next eight days
13will be
14High fields
15Ben Rhydding
17after that it will be 19 Russell Road
18Kensington, W.
20Yours very truly,
21S.C. Cronwright Schreiner
23T.Fisher Unwin Esq
Which of the books by Schreiner that Unwin published this letter is concerned with cannot be established, as Unwin's new editions of a number of them appeared around this time.