Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/231
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Villa Beau Soleil, Bandol, [France] to Mrs L.A. Clarke, Broadway, Ripley, Derbyshire; 17 Oct. 1929
Date17 October 1929
Extent1 f (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Sister'; complains about his recent poor health; mentions forthcoming visits from the Brewsters and the Huxleys; discusses arrangements for some of the manuscripts of his works, including a 'little MS. book of poems' (probably refers to La L 9); mentions that Dorothy Warren paid for his pictures; promises she will receive copies of 'Pansies' and 'The Escaped Cock', and enquires whether she saw his article 'The Risen Lord' in last week's 'Everyman'; enquires about Aunt Ada [Krenkow]; signed 'Love to all. DHL'.

Includes an envelope (La Ac 1/1/231/2) addressed to Mrs L.A. Clarke, Broadway, Ripley nr Derby, Angleterre; section containing postmark and stamp has been torn away.
Termhealth, D.H. Lawrence
art, paintings, D.H. Lawrence
manuscripts, D.H. Lawrence poems
manuscripts, D.H. Lawrence
publications, short novels, D.H. Lawrence 'The Escaped Cock'
publications, poems, D.H. Lawrence 'Pansies'
publications, articles, D.H. Lawrence
Physical DescriptionWritten in black ink on both sides of a sheet of cream paper; dimensions are 210 x 270mm.
Publication NoteKeith Sagar and James T. Boulton 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991) vol VII, pp 531-532.

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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
NA74598Krenkow; Ada Rose (1868-1944); née Beardsall; maternal aunt of D.H. Lawrence married Fritz Krenkow 18961868-1944
NA372Warren; Dorothy Cecil Wynter (1896-1954)1896-1954
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