Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/167
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Villa Mirenda, Scandicci to his sister [Ada Clarke]; 20 Apr. 1927
Date20 April 1927
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Sister'; informs her that he arrived home [the Villa Mirenda] about a week ago; mentions that Barby Weekley [Frieda's daughter] and Mrs Seaman are visiting; refers to his recent trip to view Etruscan remains with [Earl] Brewster; speculates that they may visit Frieda's sister Elsa [Else Jaffe?] in Bavaria for the summer, or visit [Dorothy] Brett and Mabel Luhan in Taos; complains that his earnings have been poor this year, with only one book 'Mornings in Mexico' to come out; he has not heard any more about the production of 'David'; mentions that [Mary] Beveridge has gone home, but Milly [Millicent Beveridge] and Mabel Harrison are staying another 3 weeks; signed 'love DHL'.
Termsocial visits
travel, plans, D.H. Lawrence
publications, essays, D.H. Lawrence 'Mornings in Mexico'
dramatic productions, plays, D.H. Lawrence 'David'
Physical DescriptionWritten in blue ink on a single sheet of lined cream paper, folded to form 2 folios; dimensions are 270 x 210mm.
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton and Margaret H. Boulton with Gerald M. Lacy (eds) 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991) vol VI, pp 38-39.

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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
NA4960Brewster; Earl Henry (1878-1957)1878-1957
NA169Lawrence; Frieda (1879-1956); née von Richthofen; married Ernest Weekley 1899 D.H. Lawrence 1914 Antonio Ravagli 19501879-1956
NA3386Beveridge; Anne Millicent (1871-1955); Scottish painter1871-1955
NA75482Beveridge; Mary (fl 1926-1928); sister of Millicent Beveridgefl 1926-1928
NA75481Harrison; Mabel (fl 1924-1929); artist; friend of Millicent Beveridgefl 1924-1929
NA3423Brett; Dorothy Eugenie (1883-1977); artist; daughter of 2nd Viscount Esher1883-1977
NA380Luhan; Mabel Dodge Sterne (1879-1962); née Ganson; American patron of the arts1879-1962
NA3377Barr; Barbara (1904-1998); née Weekley; daughter of Frieda and Ernest Weekley1904-1998
NA396Jaffe; Else (1874-1973); Mrs; née von Richthofen1874-1973
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