Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/70
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, 12 Colworth Road, Addiscombe, Croydon, [Surrey] to Miss L.A. Lawrence, 13 Queen's Square, Eastwood; 11 Jul. 1911
Date11 July 1911
Extent2 ff (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Ada'; reports that he has been paid by the English [Review]; encloses a birthday gift and Georgie's letter; wonders whether he should send Aunt Ada the £3 she paid to Dr Eddy for their mother's treatment; speculates on plans for their holiday to Wales, as well as trips to Quorn and Lincoln; signed 'love D.H. Lawrence'.

Postscript warns her not to tell Louie or Emily about the 30 shillings he has given her; also encloses 2 shillings and 6d for father; requests that she send the excursion books for Lilian Reynolds.

Includes a black edged envelope (La Av 1/1/70/2) addressed to Miss L.A. Lawrence, 13 Queen's Square, Eastwood, Notts; bears a red one penny stamp postmarked in Croydon Jul. 11 [19]11; the verso also bears a postmark in Eastwood Nottingham dated 12 Jul.
Termholidays, to Wales, D.H. Lawrence
travel, plans, D.H. Lawrence
celebrations, birthdays
Physical DescriptionWritten in ink on both sides of a single sheet of paper folded to form 2 folios; dimensions are 225 x 175mm
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton, ed. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979) vol I, pp 282-284.

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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
NA74637Reynolds; Lilian (1877-1954); teacher at Croydon1877-1954
NA382King; Emily Una (1882-1962); Mrs; née Lawrence; known as 'Pamela'; married Samuel King 1904; sister of D.H. Lawrence1882-1962
NA366Burrows; Louisa (1888-1962); known as 'Louie'; married Frederick Heath 19411888-1962
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