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Letter ReferenceKarl Pearson 840/4/3/69-71
ArchiveUniversity College London Library, Special Collections, UCL, London
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter DateFriday 25 September 1886
Address FromThe Convent, Harrow, London
Address To
Who ToKarl Pearson
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The Project is grateful to University College London (UCL) and its Library Services for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of its Special Collections. The date has been written on this letter in an unknown hand. Schreiner was resident at the Convent in Harrow from mid May to the end of September 1886. The name of the addressee is indicated by content and archival location.
1 Friday night
3 After Monday afternoon my address will be 35 Acacia Road, St John’s
4Wood N.W. I’m going to board with Mrs Hinton till I can find
5quarters. I can’t bear to leave my convent & my nuns; the summer
6here has been like a beautiful dream. Ach, my trees will miss me so!
8 I wonder if you are coming back next week. I don’t like your London
9post cards & notes from the Reform Club. I haven’t any ideas.
11 O.S.
13 ^Are you fit?^