Document ReferenceLa B 134
TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire to Louie Burrows, 5 , Kingston Street, Derby; [17 Aug. 1911]
Date17 August 1911
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionWriting on 'Thursday night', tells her that he has asked T.A.S. [Thomas Alfred Smith] if he may cancel his proposed visit to Lincoln; if so then he will visit Louie in Quorn by Tuesday, but not before Monday as 'Shirebrook [the home of Alice Mary Dax] is a clinched thing'; reports that Ada [Lawrence] is visiting their aunt [Ada Rose Krenkow] who is ill but not seriously; signed 'D.H.L.'

The verso of the card is plain, being addressed to Miss Louie Burrows at 5, Kingston St., Derby; bears a green half-penny stamp, postmarked in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire at 9.45 am, 18 Aug 1911.
Termhealth, Ada Krenkow
ReprodnNoteUniversity of Nottingham.
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink, the main text on both recto and verso; the dimensions are 88 x 138 mm.
Related MaterialLa B 243/16/11; typed transcript of this letter made by Louie Burrows.
Related RecordLa/B/224-244/243
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton, ed. 'Lawrence in Love' (Nottingham: University of Nottingham, 1968) p 128
James T. Boulton, ed. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979) vol I, p 295

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA3495Dax; Alice Mary (1878-1959); née Mills; married Richard Henry Dax 19501878-1959
NA368Clarke; Ada (1887-1948); Mrs; married W.E. Clarke 1913; sister of D.H. Lawrence1887-1948
NA74624Smith; Thomas Alfred (1886-1966); student at University College Nottingham1886-1966
NA74598Krenkow; Ada Rose (1868-1944); née Beardsall; maternal aunt of D.H. Lawrence married Fritz Krenkow 18961868-1944
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
NA366Burrows; Louisa (1888-1962); known as 'Louie'; married Frederick Heath 19411888-1962
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