|Content Description||Addresses him as 'Dear Jack'; is sending him a pound - 10 shillings for himself and the rest to buy a gift for 'Auntie Gertie' [Gertrude Cooper]; couldn't find a suitable gift for his mother [Ada Clarke], but enquires whether she would like some cups and plates; discusses the weather and 'old Giovanni' [Giovanni Rossi?] working in his garden; invites him to visit.|
Provides message to write on Gertie's present, and insists he does it respectably so as not to shame them; urges him not to be 'wessel-brained, or there'll be death in the pot!'
Sends Christmas greetings to all, and hopes the green family is better; signed 'Love from your Auntie Frieda & your ever estimable Uncle Bert.
Postscript asks what 'those pore collier's boys' have been doing lately.
Written in the hand of D.H Lawrence.
Includes an envelope (La Ac 1/1/246/2) addressed to Master Jack Clarke, 'Torestin', Gee Street, Ripley (Derby), Inghilterra; postmarked: Genova, 20.12.[...?].