Document ReferenceCC C 2/4
TitleLetter from Frieda Lawrence, Mountain Cottage, Middleton, nr Derby to Catherine Carswell; [Jun. 1918]
DateJune 1918
Extent1 f
Access ConditionsUse of original restricted; surrogate copy available.
Content DescriptionAddresses her 'Dear Catherine'; Frieda dreamt of her last night and wonders how she is; mentions a poem by D.H. Lawrence, entitled 'War baby' in the 'English Review' that makes her think of Carswell's baby; discusses where the Lawrences are living and offers to send some lilies of the valley; will send the cover but the wool is difficult to get; discusses the good weather and the birds; wonders if the baby has arrived; enquires after their finances and adds that she and Lawrence will 'want very little here'; ends with a remark about the 'delivery' [of the baby] and hopes it is 'easy and happy'; signed 'Frieda'

Date: The letter was originally undated and has been annotated, possibly by John Carswell, with 'June 1918'
Termpublications, poetry, D.H. Lawrence 'War Baby'
financial affairs
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on a both sides of a single folio of unlined cream paper; dimensions are 165 x 125 mm; one vertical and 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
PL1550/Middleton by Wirksworth/Derbyshire/England
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