Document ReferenceCC C 2/1
TitleLetter from Frieda Lawrence, [Higher Tregerthen] to Catherine Carswell; [summer 1916]
Date1916 (c)
Extent2 ff
Access ConditionsUse of original restricted; surrogate copy available.
Content DescriptionAddresses her 'Dear Catherine'; it was so 'jolly to get our cheese'; D.H. Lawrence is making his novel ['Women in Love'] more 'satirical and jollier'; her novel [Catherine Carswell's 'Open the Door!'] must be difficult with a house and a husband 'and all the rest of things'; recommends she try Lewis's for the fabric; signed 'Frieda'.

Date: the letter was originally undated and has been annotated, possibly by John Carswell, with 'Summer of 1916, Higher Tregerthen'
Termpublications, novels, D.H. Lawrence 'Women in Love'
publications, novels, Catherine Carswell 'Open the Door!'
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on one side of 2 folios of cream lined paper; dimensions are 200 x 120 mm; one horizontal fold in the paper.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA169Lawrence; Frieda (1879-1956); née von Richthofen; married Ernest Weekley 1899 D.H. Lawrence 1914 Antonio Ravagli 19501879-1956
NA166Carswell; Catherine Roxburgh (1879-1946); née MacFarlane; novelist and journalist1879-1946
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