Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/161
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Villa Mirenda, Scandicci, Florence to his sister [Ada Clarke]; 30 Dec. 1926
Date30 December 1926
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Sister'; enquires whether she received his Christmas parcel; describes his Christmas festivities in Scandicci; informs her that [Millicent and Mary] Beveridge and Mabel Harrison are visiting in Feb. for 3 months; wonders if he will have to come to England for the production of 'David'; hopes that her children and Gertie [Cooper] are well; mentions that the Brewsters have invited him to stay in Syra [Syros], Greece; signed 'love. DHL'.
Termgifts, Christmas
celebrations, Christmas
dramatic productions, plays, D.H. Lawrence 'David'
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on a single sheet of cream paper; dimensions are 133 x 220mm.
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton and Lindeth Vasey (eds) 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989) vol V, pp 616-617.

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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
NA74593Cooper; Gertrude (1885-1942); known as 'Gertie' or 'Grit'; childhood friend of D.H. Lawrence1885-1942
NA3386Beveridge; Anne Millicent (1871-1955); Scottish painter1871-1955
NA75481Harrison; Mabel (fl 1924-1929); artist; friend of Millicent Beveridgefl 1924-1929
NA75482Beveridge; Mary (fl 1926-1928); sister of Millicent Beveridgefl 1926-1928
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