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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner MSL/2
ArchiveMark Samuels Lasner Collection, University of Delaware Library
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateSaturday July 1888
Address FromRoseneath, Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Address To
Who ToFrederic Chapman
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The Project is grateful to Mark Samuels Lasner for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which appears with the permission of the Mark Samuels Lasner Collection on loan to the University of Delaware Library. Content indicates a likely date of July 1888 as Schreiner was resident in Harpenden from mid June to the end of September that year.
1 Roseneath
2 Harpenden
3 Herts.
4 Saturday
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6 Dear Mr Chapman
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8 My profits seem to be getting small & more small & beautifully less.
9However I care mainly for the circulation. Please let me know as soon
10as you have got rid of the remainder.
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12 I am sorry I was not able to see Mr Harris before I left town. An
13African Farm is being translated into German by some one at Berlin.
14This weather is very melancholy to an African.
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16 Yours sincerely
17 Olive Schreiner
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