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TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence [Whitby, Yorkshire] to Miss Gertie Cooper, Lynn Croft, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire; [20 Aug. 1907 postmark]
Date20 August 1907
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionDiscusses holiday outing to Rigg Mill; reports that Ada's eyes are better and her foot almost so, and Mab[el] and Francis are both exceedingly well; hopes she is better than Emily [King, née Lawrence] says; signed 'Love DHL'.

Verso of the postcard has a picture of Rigg Mill, Whitby.

Postmarked: Thorpe Whitby, Au. 20 0? [year provided from James T. Boulton, ed. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' Vol I].
Termholidays, Whitby, D.H. Lawrence
health, Gertie Cooper
health, Ada Lawrence
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on the recto of a postcard; 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 36

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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
NA3385Clarke; Lettice Ada (1887-1948); née Lawrence; sister of D.H. Lawrence; married W.E. Clarke 19131887-1948
NA74594Cooper; Frances Amelia (1884-1918); known as 'Frankie'; childhood friend of D.H. Lawrence; teacher1884-1918
NA77469Limb; Mabel (1886-1909); Miss; childhood friend of D.H. Lawrence who lived at 6 Percy Street, Eastwood, Nottinhamshire1886-1909
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