Document ReferenceLa B 135
TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence, Shirebrook, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire to Louie Burrows, 5 Kingston Street, Derby; [19 Aug. 1911]
Date19 August 1911
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionReports that he has cycled to Shirebrook to see Mr and Mrs Dax [Henry Richard Dax and Alice Mary Dax]; hopes that she does not 'get damaged in the riots'; hopes to be able to visit Quorn; signed 'D.H. Lawrence'.

Addressed to Miss Louie Burrows at 5, Kingston Street, Derby; bears a green half-penny stamp, postmarked in Shirebrook, Mansfield at 9.00 am, 20 Aug 1911, which would suggest that Lawrence wrote this card on 19 Aug 1911. The verso of the card shows a black and white photograph of the Old School House and Rock Cottages, Shirebrook.
ReprodnNoteUniversity of Nottingham.
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on the recto of the card; the dimensions are 88 x 139 mm.
Related MaterialLa B 243/16/8; 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 296

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA3521Dax; Henry Richard (1873-1962); chemist and optician1873-1962
NA3495Dax; Alice Mary (1878-1959); née Mills; married Richard Henry Dax 19501878-1959
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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