Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/181
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Villa Mirenda, Scandicci, Florence to his sister [Ada Clarke]; 30 Oct. 1927
Date30 October 1927
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Sister'; informs her that they have been back at the Villa Mirenda for 10 days; enquires about Gertie [Cooper]; discusses the long , hot summer in Italy; mentions their invitation to stay with the Dobrées in Egypt, but doubts that they can afford to go, so plans to go to Cortina in January with the Huxleys instead; enquires about Jack [Ada's son]; sends thanks for the shirts; signed 'Love! DHL'.

Includes postscript recommending 'Solution Pantanberge' for Jack.
Termhealth, Gertie Cooper
health, Jack Clarke
financial affairs, D.H. Lawrence
travel, plans, D.H. Lawrence
Physical DescriptionWritten in ink on both sides of a sheet of squared paper; dimensions are 140 x 220mm
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 201-202.

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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
NA75073Clarke; John Lawrence (1915-1942); son of Ada Clarke née Lawrence1915-1942
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