Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/65
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, 12 Colworth Road, Addiscombe, Croydon, [Surrey] to Miss L.A. Lawrence, Lynn Croft, Eastwood; 1 Mar. 1911
Date1 March 1911
Extent2 ff (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Ada'; requests news about their father; confirms that he will be going home to Eastwood for Easter; promises 3 of his paintings for Nellie Allam's wedding present, and others for herself and Aunt Ada; updates her on sales of his novel The White Peacock; is thinking of 'Flossie' [Florence Cullen afterwards Hodgkinson]; signed 'My love to you DHL'.

Includes a black edged envelope (La Av 1/1/65/2) addressed to Miss L.A. Lawrence, Lynn Croft, Eastwood, Notts; bears a red one penny stamp postmarked in Croydon at 10.45am 2 Mar. 1911; the verso also bears a postmark in Eastwood Nottingham dated 2 Mar. 1911.
Termpublications, novels, D.H. Lawrence 'The White Peacock'
family news
art, paintings, D.H. Lawrence
Physical DescriptionWritten in ink on both sides of a single sheet of paper folded to form 2 folios; folio 1r is edged in black; dimensions are 220 x 175 mm;
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton, ed. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979) vol I, pp 233-234.

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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
NA75198Hodgkinson; Florence (1879-1924); known as 'Flossie'; neƩ Cullen1879-1924
NA74720Allam; Mary Ellen (1886-); known as 'Nellie'; daughter of D.H. Lawrence 's Aunt 'Polly'1886-
NA74614Lawrence; Arthur John (1846-1924); father of D.H. Lawrence1846-1924
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