MC:P204/1/3C Letters to Lord Alfred Douglas from Olive Douglas (née Custance)
Olive Custance (1872–1944), a poet in her own right, married Douglas in 1902. A much larger number of letters from her to Douglas are in the Hyde Collection.
MC:P204/1/3C/1 n.d. [c.7 Nov 1908]
Letter from Olive Douglas (address, 39 Fellows Road, Hampstead N.W.) to Douglas, writing that she misses him, and reporting on a meeting with ‘Lily’ [Caspar Wintermans notes that Douglas had left this address on 4 Nov 1908, and that Olive had lunch with ‘Lily’ (her cousin, Lilian Maud, Marchioness of Anglesey), on 6 November].
MC:P204/1/3C/2 ‘Sunday’ [19 Nov 1916]
Letter from Olive Douglas (address, 16 Queen’s Road, Richmond) to Douglas, enclosing a letter she wrote for Raymond’s birthday, and asking for a reconciliation. Douglas has noted that this letter arrived on Monday 20 Nov 1916.
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