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TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence to Miss Gertie Cooper, Lynn Croft, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire; [23 Oct. 1903 postmark]
Date23 October 1903
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionAsks if she likes this, it's not cats; mentions that he passed this place [Nottingham University College building, Shakespeare Street] every day going to school, and has sat one exam in it; reports that they're going to Beauvale on Sunday to hear [Dr Joseph] Ferguson [a Methodist preacher], and asks if she is going as well; signed 'DHL'.

Verso of the postcard has a picture of 'The University, Nottingham'.

Postmarked: Eastwood, Oc. 23 [19]03.
Termuniversities, University College Nottingham
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on the recto of a postcard; text is written with card placed vertically, address written horizontally; dimensions are 140 x 90 mm.
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton, ed. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979) vol I, p 23

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74593Cooper; Gertrude (1885-1942); known as 'Gertie' or 'Grit'; childhood friend of D.H. Lawrence1885-1942
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
NA77490Ferguson; Joseph (1838-1904); Dr; President of the Primitive Methodist Conference in 1891; Minister at Brierley Hill, Staffordshire1838-1904
PL99479University of Nottingham/England
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