Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/217
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Hotel Principe Alfonso, Palma de Mallorca, Spain to his sister [Ada Clarke]; 2 Jun. 1929
Date2 June 1929
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Sister'; is sorry she is worried about his health because 'those fool newspapers...are pining to announce one's death'; informs her that they have delayed their departure to Marseille until 11 Jun.; refers to the forthcoming publication of an expurgated edition of his poems ['Pansies'] by Martin Secker, and also the Stephensen book of his paintings, which he is scared will be confiscated by the police; asks if she is going to Dorothy Warren's exhibition of his paintings.

Includes a postscript addressed to his nephew Bertie; signed 'Much love Uncle Bert'.
Termpublications, selections, 'The Paintings of D.H. Lawrence'
publications, poems, D.H. Lawrence 'Pansies'
exhibitions, paintings, Warren Gallery London 1929
exhibitions, paintings, D.H. Lawrence
censorship, art, D.H. Lawrence
Physical DescriptionWritten in blue ink on both sides of a sheet of cream paper; dimensions are 207 x 273mm.
Publication NoteKeith Sagar and James T. Boulton 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991) vol VII, pp 318-319.

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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
NA259Secker; Martin (1882-1978); publisher1882-1978
NA5386Stephensen; Percy Reginald (1901-1965); manager of Fanfrolico Press London1901-1965
NA3537Clarke; William Herbert (1923-); son of Ada Clarke née Lawrence1923-
NA372Warren; Dorothy Cecil Wynter (1896-1954)1896-1954
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