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Letter ReferenceHRC/OliveSchreinerLetters/OS-JohnHodgson/40
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date1 April 1916
Address FromAlexi, 31 The Park, Hampstead, London
Address To
Who ToJohn Hodgson
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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. The date has been written on in an unknown hand.
1Alexi
2The Park
3Hampstead
4(in Golder’s Green.)
5
6Dear Mr Hodgson
7
8I’m sorry I said I couldn’t come tomorrow because really I’m now
9quite well enough.
10
11I hope you will enjoy the acting.
12
13Yours ever
14Olive Schreiner
15
16Have you ever read a most delightful & charming book, the
17Autobiography of Moncure Conway. I lay awake all last night to finish
18it, it’s so fas-cinating?
19
Notation
The book referred to is: Moncure D. Conway (1904) Autobiography: Memories and Experiences of Moncure D. Conway London: Cassell & Co.