Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/195
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Grand Hotel, Chexbres-sur-Vevey, Switzerland to Mrs L.A. Clarke, Broadway, Ripley, Derbyshire; 27 Jun. 1928
Date27 June 1928
Extent1 f (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Sister'; is sorry about G[ertie Cooper]; his health is better, but thinks it would be even better if he moved to higher altitude; mentions that Aldous and Maria Huxley are staying at the hotel for a few days on their way to Italy, and asks her to visit; reports that Frieda has return from visiting her family in Baden-Baden; comments on Don Carswell's book ['Brother Scots']; discusses poor health of Frieda's mother, Catherine [Carswell] and Lady Ottoline [Morrell]; is glad she had a jolly birthday; signed 'love! DHL'.

Includes an envelope (La Ac 1/1/195/2) addressed to Mrs L.A. Clarke, Broadway, Ripley near Derby, Angleterre; postmarked Chexbres, 28.VI.28; section containing stamp has been torn out.
Termhealth, D.H. Lawrence
health, Gertie Cooper
health, women over 40
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on both sides of a single sheet of pale blue[?] paper; dimensions are 170 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, p 439.

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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
NA3375Morrell; Ottoline V.A. (1873-1938); Lady; née Cavendish-Bentinck; patroness of artists and writers1873-1938
NA169Lawrence; Frieda (1879-1956); née von Richthofen; married Ernest Weekley 1899 D.H. Lawrence 1914 Antonio Ravagli 19501879-1956
NA3382Richthofen; Anna von (1851-1930); Baroness; mother of Frieda Lawrence1851-1930
NA166Carswell; Catherine Roxburgh (1879-1946); née MacFarlane; novelist and journalist1879-1946
NA167Carswell; Donald (1882-1904); married Catherine Carswell 1915; journalist and barrister1882-1904
NA383Huxley; Aldous (1894-1963); novelist and essayist1894-1963
NA75096Huxley; Maria (1898-1955); née Nys; married Aldous Huxley 19191898-1955
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