Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/172
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Villa Mirenda, Scandicci, Florence to Mrs L.A. Clarke, Gee Street, Ripley, Derbyshire; 11 Jul. 1927
Date11 July 1927
Extent2 ff (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Sister'; informs her that they may go to Austria with Frieda's sister in a fortnight; his health is worse since he went swimming at Forte [dei Marmi], but his doctor has recommended mountain air; enquires if she received 'Mornings in Mexico'; has been working on a book of 'Sketches of Etruscan Places'; signed 'Love DHL'.

Includes an envelope (La Ac 1/1/172/2) addressed to Mrs L.A. Clarke, Gee Street, Ripley (Derby), Inghilterra; postmarked Firenze, Ferrovia, 12.VII.1927; section of envelope containing stamps has been torn out.
Termpublications, essays, D.H. Lawrence 'Etruscan Places'
health, D.H. Lawrence
publications, essays, D.H. Lawrence 'Mornings in Mexico'
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 97-98.

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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
PL99702/Forte dei Marmi/Italy
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