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Letter ReferenceHRC/OliveSchreinerLetters/OS-JohnHodgson/56
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date26 December 1915
Address From30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace, Kensington, 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. The addressee is implicit.
130 St Mary Abbotts Terrace
3Dec 26th 1915
5Best Wishes for the New Year.
7Mr Ellis will send me the name of the book of Durham folk-Tales as
8soon soon as he can find out the name. I expect he got them in the
9British Museum.
11Have you read a most lovely little book called “Letters from a Field
12Hospital” by Mrs Percy Dearmer who died lately, nursing in Serbia,
13from typhoid. Get it. It costs only 2/6. I’ve got many copies for
14Xmas presents but I’ve given them all away.
16Yours in haste,
17Olive Schreiner
The Durham folk tales referred to cannot be traced. The book referred to is: Mabel Dearmer (1916) Letters from a Field Hospital London: Macmillann.