Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/209
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Hotel Beau Rivage, Bandol [France] to Mrs L.A. Clarke, Broadway, Ripley, Derbyshire; 11 Jan. 1929
Date11 January 1929
Extent1 f (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Sister'; mentions a visit from Barby Weekley [Frieda's daughter]; discusses Ada's view of him; puts forward his views about 'little prigs' like 'Peg' [Margaret King], and thinks they should be made to read 'Lady Chatterley'; tells her to read an article he has written in next week's 'Sunday Dispatch'; and refers to some of his forthcoming visitors; signed 'love DHL'.

Includes an envelope (La Ac 1/1/209/2) addressed to Mrs L.A. Clarke, Mrs L.A. Clarke, Broadway, Ripley nr Derby, Angleterre; postmarked Ba[ndol], Var, [?].1.29; contains one blue 1 franc 50 stamp.
Termpublications, novels, D.H. Lawrence 'Lady Chatterley's Lover'
young, D.H. Lawrence attitudes toward
sexual conduct, D.H. Lawrence's opinions on
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, pp 126-127.

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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
NA3377Barr; Barbara (1904-1998); née Weekley; daughter of Frieda and Ernest Weekley1904-1998
NA5203Needham; Margaret Emily (1909-2001); née King; known as 'Peg'; niece of D.H. Lawrence1909-2001
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