Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/225
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Kurhaus Plättig, [bei Bühl, Baden-Baden] to Mrs L.A. Clarke, c/o Mrs E. Loty, 44 Windsor Crescent, Bridlington, Yorkshire; 2 Aug. 1929
Date2 August 1929
Extent1 f (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Sister'; sends thanks for the underwear; discusses his mother-in-law Anna von Richthohen, who doesn't want them to leave to go to Baden-Baden; speculates that they may go to Lake Como, and possibly look for a house in Italy; hopes she has good weather for her holiday [in Bridlington]; and refers to Jack [Ada's son]; signed 'love! DHL'.

Includes an envelope (La Ac 1/1/225/2); note that Ada's Ripley address has been crossed through; postmarked Bühlerhöhe, Baden, 2.8.29; contains one stamp.
Termhealth, Frieda Lawrence
health, D.H. Lawrence
health, Baroness Anna von Richthofen
Physical DescriptionWritten in blue ink on both sides of a sheet of cream paper; dimensions are 150 x 190mm; left margin is rough as though torn from a larger sheet of paper.
Publication NoteKeith Sagar and James T. Boulton 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991) vol VII, pp 397-398.

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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
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
NA75073Clarke; John Lawrence (1915-1942); son of Ada Clarke née Lawrence1915-1942
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