Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/153
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Villa Mirenda, Scandicci, Florence to his sister [Ada Clarke]; [14 Jun. 1926]
Date14 June 1926
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Sister'; discusses the miners' strike in Britain; encloses £5 for the hammock; comments on the bad weather in Italy; Frieda isn't anxious to go to Germany or England, but they will go; they visited the Sitwells, who are 'such an odd couple'; informs her that [Dorothy] Brett is back at the ranch [in Questa, New Mexico] with Rachel Hawk; also that Richard Aldington and 'Arabella' [Dorothy Yorke] have delayed their visit until the autumn; discusses staying at Mablethorpe when they visit England; is sending her a Laughing Horse - DHL number; signed 'Love. DHL'.
Termindustrial unrest, strikes, miners strike of 1926
publications, periodicals, 'Laughing Horse'
travel, to England
travel, plans, D.H. Lawrence
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on both sides of a sheet of cream paper; dimensions are 132 x 220mm
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton and Lindeth Vasey (eds) 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989) vol V, pp 475-476.

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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
NA169Lawrence; Frieda (1879-1956); née von Richthofen; married Ernest Weekley 1899 D.H. Lawrence 1914 Antonio Ravagli 19501879-1956
NA3423Brett; Dorothy Eugenie (1883-1977); artist; daughter of 2nd Viscount Esher1883-1977
NA5372Hawk; Rachel Woodman (1898-1992); wife of William Hawk; dairy farmer nr. Kiowa Ranch New Mexico1898-1992
NA68708Sitwell; George Reresby (1860-1943); 4th Baronet; succ. 18621860-1943
NA77663Sitwell; Ida Emily Agusta; Lady; née Denison; m. Sir George Reresby Sitwell, bart., 1886
NA256Aldington; Richard (1892-1962); novelist and biographer1892-1962
NA75090Yorke; Dorothy (1892-); known as 'Arabella'; partner of Richard Aldington1892-
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