Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/184
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Villa Mirenda, Scandicci, Florence to his sister [Ada Clarke]; 6 Jan. 1928
Date6 January 1928
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Sister'; hopes she received the Christmas gifts; describes their Christmas festivities; wishes he had been able to go to Switzerland with the Huxleys; informs her that they will leave the Villa Mirenda in the spring and possibly go to the ranch [in Taos] or Devonshire; hopes that this year will be better than 1927; asks if she received the books, including the copy of 'The Peep Show' by Walter Wilkinson; signed 'Love! DHL'.
Termgifts, Christmas
celebrations, Christmas
travel, plans, D.H. Lawrence
Physical DescriptionWritten in ink on both sides of a single sheet of thin cream paper; dimensions are 270 x 290mm
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 255-256.

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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
NA75224Wilkinson; Walter (-1971); puppeteer; brother of Arthur Wilkinson-1971
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