Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/169
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Villa Mirenda, Scandicci, Florence to his sister [Ada Clarke]; 19 May 1927
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Sister'; is sorry he didn't come to England for the production of 'David', but he had a cold and malaria; mentions that Milly Beveridge and Mabel Harrison left a week ago, but Enid Hopkin and her husband may visit soon; complains about prices in Italy; enquires about Gertie [Cooper]; discusses the effects of turning 40; signed 'Love to you all. DHL'.
Termdramatic productions, plays, D.H. Lawrence 'David'
health, D.H. Lawrence
health, Gertie Cooper
financial affairs, cost of living, Italy
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 62-63.

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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
NA3386Beveridge; Anne Millicent (1871-1955); Scottish painter1871-1955
NA337Hilton; Enid (1896-1992); Mrs; née Hopkin1896-1992
NA75481Harrison; Mabel (fl 1924-1929); artist; friend of Millicent Beveridgefl 1924-1929
NA3486Hilton; Laurence E. (c.1882-); civil servant; m. Enid Hopkin 1921 divorcedc.1882-
NA74593Cooper; Gertrude (1885-1942); known as 'Gertie' or 'Grit'; childhood friend of D.H. Lawrence1885-1942
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