Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/48
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Villa Mirenda, Scandicci, Italy to Gertrude Cooper; 5 Oct. 1926
Date5 October 1926
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Gertie'; sympathises over her stay at Mundesley Sanatorium; describes Scandicci and the Villa Mirenda; mentions that Enid Hopkin came to tea with them at Hampstead, and discusses other members of the Hopkin family; reports that Richard Aldington and 'Arabella' [Dorothy Yorke] are coming to stay; speculates about going home for Christmas; signed 'DHL'.
Termhealth, Gertrude Cooper
hospitals, sanatoriums
social visits
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on both sides of 2 sheets of lightly ribbed cream paper; dimensions are 110 x 177 mm.
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton and Lindeth Vasey, eds. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987) vol V, pp 547-548.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
NA74593Cooper; Gertrude (1885-1942); known as 'Gertie' or 'Grit'; childhood friend of D.H. Lawrence1885-1942
NA337Hilton; Enid (1896-1992); Mrs; née Hopkin1896-1992
NA3486Hilton; Laurence E. (c.1882-); civil servant; m. Enid Hopkin 1921 divorcedc.1882-
NA3492Hopkin; William Edward (1862-1951); prominent figure in the political and intellectual life of Eastwood1862-1951
NA3491Hopkin; Sallie A. (-1923); née Potter; wife of W.E. Hopkin-1923
NA256Aldington; Richard (1892-1962); novelist and biographer1892-1962
NA75090Yorke; Dorothy (1892-); known as 'Arabella'; partner of Richard Aldington1892-
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