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TitleLetter from Violet Hunt, London to an unidentified recipient; n.d. [c.1936-1942]
Date1936-1942 (c)
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionShe has not written much about D.H. Lawrence; he [Lawrence] wrote to both her and [Ford Madox] Hueffer but the letters were not kept; she sold one or two to Davis to [Pino] Orioli; she has several letters from his sweetheart [Jessie Chambers] who wrote a book about him ['D.H. Lawrence: A Personal Record']; adds that Ford Madox Hueffer wrote an article about Lawrence but she cannot remember in which periodical it appeared [possibly 'American Mercury' XXXVIII, Jun. 1936, pp 167-79).

Date: the letter is undated, references to Hueffer's Lawrence article and to Jessie Chambers book on Lawrence date this letter to 1936 or after and before Violet Hunt's death in 1942.
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on both sides of a single folio of headed notepaper; dimensions are 176 x 10 mm; one horizontal fold in the paper.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
NA3526Hueffer; Ford Madox (1873-1939); later Ford Madox Ford; writer founder of English Review 19081873-1939
NA367Chambers; Jessie (1887-1944); childhood friend of D.H. Lawrence; known as 'Muriel'; married John R. Wood 19151887-1944
NA5407Hunt; Isobel Violet (1866-1942); novelist and biographer1866-1942
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