Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/72
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, 16 Colworth Road [Croydon, Surrey] to Ada [Lawrence]; no date [16 Oct. 1911]
Date16 October 1911
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Ada'; confirms that he had a 'ripping time' at Garnetts and describes the Garnetts house; informs her that he is going to see Hueffer and Violet Hunt next week, and has a lunch date with his publisher William Heinemann; enquires about their father; signed 'With much love Your brother D.H. Lawrence'; postscript sends love to various family members.

Date: The letter is simply dated 'Monday'; date provided is from James T. Boulton, ed. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979) vol I, p 316; note that this publication implies that the letter is accompanied by an envelope postmarked Croydon Oct. 16 [19]11[which is not present - Missing?].
Termsocial news
Physical DescriptionWritten in blue ink on both sides of a single sheet of paper folded to form 2 folios; recto of first folio is edged in black; dimensions are 220 x 175mm
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton, ed. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979) vol I, p 316.

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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
NA3526Hueffer; Ford Madox (1873-1939); later Ford Madox Ford; writer founder of English Review 19081873-1939
NA5407Hunt; Isobel Violet (1866-1942); novelist and biographer1866-1942
NA74614Lawrence; Arthur John (1846-1924); father of D.H. Lawrence1846-1924
NA74648Garnett; Edward (1868-1937); writer1868-1937
NA74627Heinemann; William (1863-1920); English publisher1863-1920
NA382King; Emily Una (1882-1962); Mrs; née Lawrence; known as 'Pamela'; married Samuel King 1904; sister of D.H. Lawrence1882-1962
NA5203Needham; Margaret Emily (1909-2001); née King; known as 'Peg'; niece of D.H. Lawrence1909-2001
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