Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/144
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Hotel Brice, rue Maréchal Joffre, Nice, [France] to Mrs Ada Clarke, 'Torestin', Broadway, Ripley; 25 Feb. 1926
Date25 February 1926
Extent1 f (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Sister'; refers to trouble between them during her visit; owes money to her and Lizzie [Booth]; speculates about whether to go to Bormes or straight back to Florence; signed 'Love DHL'.

Postscript headed 'Friday Morning' confirms that he will go to Capri.

Includes an envelope (La Ac 1/1/144/2) addressed to Mr & Mrs W.E. Clarke, 'Torestin', Broadway, Ripley nr Derby, Angleterre; contains three 50 centime stamps; postmarked Ban[dol].
Termtravel, plans, D.H. Lawrence
personal relationships, D.H. Lawrence and Ada Lawrence
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on both sides of a sheet of pale blue paper; dimensions are 135 x 210mm; envelope 143 x 110mm.
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton and Lindeth Vasey (eds) 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989) vol V, pp 399-400.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
NA368Clarke; Ada (1887-1948); Mrs; married W.E. Clarke 1913; sister of D.H. Lawrence1887-1948
NA77573Booth; Lizzie (fl 1926-1927); Mrs; wife of Harold Booth; close friend of the Clarke familyfl 1926-1927
PL99727/Bormes les Mimosas/France
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