Document ReferenceLa B 136
TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire to Louie Burrows, Coteshael, Cheveney Lane, Quorn, Loughborough, Tuesday; [22 Aug. 1911]
Date22 August 1911
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionTells her that he will, after all, have to honour his arrangement and visit T.A.S. [Thomas Alfred Smith] in Lincoln; asks her to visit Ada [Ada Lawrence], saying that his aunt [Ada Rose Krenkow] is 'rather seriously ill'; signed 'D.H. Lawrence'.

The verso of the card is blank, being addressed to Miss Louie Burrows at Coteshael, Cheveney Lane, Quorn, Loughboro; bears a green half-penny stamp, postmarked in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire at 12.45 pm, 22 Aug 1911.
Termhealth, Ada Krenkow
ReprodnNoteUniversity of Nottingham.
Physical DescriptionThe main text is written in dark ink on the recto of the card, the dimensions are 90 x 140 mm.
Related MaterialLa B 243/16/1; 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 129
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
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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