Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/177
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Hotel Fischer, Villach, Kärnten, Austria to his sister [Ada Clarke]; 27 Aug. 1927
Date27 August 1927
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Sister'; discusses the possibility of Gertie [Cooper] leaving hospital to live with Ada in Ripley; mentions that he is feeling a little better, but F[rieda] has a cold; confirms that they leave on Tuesday to see Else [Frieda's sister] in Germany, and provides forwarding address.

Informs her that Johanna [Frieda's other sister] and her husband Emil [Krug] are staying in Villach until 3 Sep.; comments on the marital relationship between Johanna and her husband, and how he is 'sick of these discontented women'; has enjoyed his stay in Villach, but is tired of hotels; enquires about the depression in England; signed 'Love to all! DHL'.
Termhealth, Gertie Cooper
health, D.H. Lawrence
health, Frieda Lawrence
personal relationships, Johanna and Emil Krug
marriage, marital relationships
economy, British
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on a sheet of thin cream paper; dimensions are 210 x 270mm
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 137-138.

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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
NA75097Krug; Emil (1870-1944); married Johanna von Richthofen 19231870-1944
NA74889Krug; Johanna (1882-1971); known as 'Nusch'; née von Richthofen; married Max von Schreibershofen 1900 and Emil Krug 1923; sister of Frieda Lawrence1882-1971
NA396Jaffe; Else (1874-1973); Mrs; née von Richthofen1874-1973
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