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Letter ReferenceHRC/OliveSchreinerLetters/OS-JohnHodgson/20
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date After Start: Tuesday January 1916 ; Before End: May 1916
Address FromAlexi, 31 The Park, Hampstead, London
Address To
Who ToJohn Hodgson
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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 has been dated by reference to when Schreiner was resident at The Park, which was January to May 1916.
1Alexi
231 The Park, Hampstead
3Tuesday
4
5Dear Mr Hodgson
6
7I enjoyed Sunday immensely & ^am^ all the better for it.
8
9My nephew Oliver is home of a few days, & we are all going down to
10?Crowbrough for the week end on Friday. His dearest friend who joined
11with him was blown to bits by a bomb last week.
12
13I asked ^told^ Dot & Ursula of you invitation for them to go up the
14river next Sunday week, & they said they would be delighted to come if
15they’ve not gone to France
16
17Thanks for the cape Cap.
18
19Yours ever
20Olive Schreiner
21