Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/208
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Hotel Beau Rivage, Bandol [France] to Mrs L.A. Clarke, Broadway, Ripley, Derbyshire; 29 Dec. 1928
Date29 December 1928
Extent1 f (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Sister'; confirms that the silk hankies arrived safely; informs her that Rhys Davies left the hotel, but Barby Weekley, Julian and Juliette Huxley, and Aldous and Maria Huxley are planning to visit; they are motoring to Italy with the Huxleys at the end of Jan., but he doesn't want to go, and would rather go to Spain instead; asks if she received her copy of 'Lady Chatterley'; and enquires about Christmas festivities; signed 'Love and all the good wishes for the New Year. DHL'.

Includes an envelope (La Ac 1/1/208/2) addressed to Mrs L.A. Clarke, Mrs L.A. Clarke, Broadway, Ripley nr Derby, Angleterre; postmarked Bandol; section containing stamp has been torn out.
Termpublications, novels, D.H. Lawrence 'Lady Chatterley's Lover'
celebrations, Christmas
gifts, hankies
Physical DescriptionWritten in blue ink on both sides of a sheet of pale blue paper; dimensions are 130 x 210mm.
Publication NoteKeith Sagar and James T. Boulton 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991) vol VII, p 107.

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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
NA74698Davies; Rhys (1901-1978); Welsh writer1901-1978
NA3377Barr; Barbara (1904-1998); née Weekley; daughter of Frieda and Ernest Weekley1904-1998
NA383Huxley; Aldous (1894-1963); novelist and essayist1894-1963
NA75096Huxley; Maria (1898-1955); née Nys; married Aldous Huxley 19191898-1955
NA75483Huxley; Marie Juliette (fl 1928); née Baillot; wife of Julian Huxleyfl 1928
NA74909Huxley; Julian (1887-1975); Professor; brother of Aldous Huxley1887-1975
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