Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/56
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Villa Mirenda, Scandicci, Italy to Gertrude Cooper; 21 Jun. 1927
Date21 June 1927
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Gertie'; tells of a visit to the seaside at Forte dei Marmi with Maria Huxley; describes the Italian summertime, and how he watches the the peasants cutting wheat in the fields; speculates that they will stay in Italy for another month, then possibly go on to Germany, and perhaps to England; asks if she has heard from Wilson and Edna [Gertrude's brother-in-law and niece?]; signed 'With love from us both. DHL'.
Termhealth, Gertrude Cooper
weather, Italy
Physical DescriptionWritten in blue ink on both sides of a single sheet of lined paper; one vertical fold; paginated 1-4; dimensions are 270 x 210 mm.
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton and Margaret H. Boulton with Gerald M. Lacy, eds. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991) vol VI, pp 87-88.

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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
NA75096Huxley; Maria (1898-1955); née Nys; married Aldous Huxley 19191898-1955
PL99702/Forte dei Marmi/Italy
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