Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/157
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Villa Mirenda, Scandicci, Florence to his sister [Ada Clarke]; 9 Oct. [1926]
Date9 October 1926
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Sister'; confirms that they returned Monday evening; weather is hot and sultry; informs her that 'Arabella' [Dorothy Yorke] and Richard Aldington are staying; discusses their grape harvest; is waiting to hear about Gertie [Cooper]; comments on the coal strike; signed 'love DHL'.
Termindustrial unrest, strikes, miners strike of 1926
health, Gertie Cooper
food and drink, grapes
weather, Italy
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 551-552.

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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
NA256Aldington; Richard (1892-1962); novelist and biographer1892-1962
NA75090Yorke; Dorothy (1892-); known as 'Arabella'; partner of Richard Aldington1892-
NA74593Cooper; Gertrude (1885-1942); known as 'Gertie' or 'Grit'; childhood friend of D.H. Lawrence1885-1942
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