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Letter ReferenceEdward Carpenter 359/10
ArchiveSheffield Archives, Archives & Local Studies, Sheffield
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date29 August 1887
Address Fromna
Address To
Who ToEdward Carpenter
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Legend
The Project is grateful to the Sheffield Archives, Sheffield Libraries, Archives and Information Services, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of its Archive Collections. The date has been written on this letter in an unknown hand.
1 [page/s missing] I would take your face close up to mine & make it
2warm.
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4 I am well going to make my book splendid if I live. You will I work
5hard bye & bye & do better works than ever. I thought you weren’t
6going to Whitby till next week. Perhaps I’ll come along with Chubb &
7Dirks if you can put me up for a night at Millthorp.
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9 I’m so perfectly muddle headed I don’t know what I’m going to do. I
10must think it out. Oh my darling you mustn’t have pain, you must get
11nice, & hard, & strong.
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13 Olive Schreiner
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Notation
The start of the letter may be missing. 'My book' is likely to refer to From Man to Man.