Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/19
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, 32 Well Walk, Hampstead to his Aunt Lettice Ada Berry [née Beardsall]; 14 Oct. 1918
Date14 October 1918
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'Dear Aunt Lettie'; tells of his grief and shock at the news of Hedley's death [son of John and Lettice Berry]; sends condolences; discusses death and the afterlife; requests to be remembered to Ivy and Douglas [their other children?], and hopes to see them again; signed 'Your affec. nephew D.H. Lawrence'.
Termbereavement, news of
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on one side of 2 sheets of flimsy cream paper; dimensions are 120 x 200 mm.
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton and Andrew Robertson, eds. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984) vol III, pp 290-291

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
NA74615Berry; Lettice Ada (1857-1938); née Beardsall; maternal aunt of D.H. Lawrence1857-1938
NA77484Berry; Hedley (-1918); son of John and Lettice Berry; D.H. Lawrence's cousin-1918
NA77485Berry; Douglas (fl 1918); son of John and Lettice Berry; D.H. Lawrence's cousinfl 1918
NA77486Berry?; Ivy (fl 1918); daughter of John and Lettice Berry?; D.H. Lawrence's cousinfl 1918
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