|Title||Letter from D.H. Lawrence, 16 Colworth Road, Addiscombe, Croydon, Surrey to Louie Burrows, Coteshael, Cheveney Lane, Quorn, Leicestershire; 10 Oct. 1911|
|Content Description||Addresses her as 'My dear Lou'; admits that his brother's [George Lawrence] visit has 'fagged' him; mentions meeting Edward Garnett, who is hoping get a volume of his verse ['Love Poems'] published for Spring, together with the three plays, except that two of them are missing; Lawrence had sent them earlier to Hueffer [Ford Madox Hueffer]; who wrote the previous day denying all knowledge of the plays; adds 'and he's married Violet Hunt' [Isobel Violet Hunt]; recalls meeting with Atkinson [Frederick MacCurdy Atkinson], Heinemann's editor, whilst he was having lunch with Garnett, who dislikes the people at Heinemann, with whom he also expresses his displeasure; explains the terms of his contract for the 'Peacock' [White Peacock], expecting a cheque for forty pounds, which he hopes to be able to put away but which he may lend to 'auntie' [Ada Rose Krenkow] for a business venture.|
Fears that he has upset Heinemann [William Heinemann] for not having worked on 'Paul' [Paul Morel] for months; describes the visit of his brother George: saw the play 'Sumurun' at the Savoy and heard 'R J Campbell' [Reginald John Campbell] preach; is busy preparing verse for Garnett and feels as though life is 'pressing' in on him; expects the publication that Spring [Love Poems] will bring him a 'reputation' and hopes that his lost plays will turn up; reports that his health is quite good; mentions that he is in debt and wishes that the English [English Review] or Heinemann would send his outstanding money; signed 'D.H. Lawrence'.
Includes a plain white envelope (La B 146/2), addressed in dark ink to Miss Louie Burrows at Coteshael, Cheveney Lane, Quorn, Leicestershire; bears a red one penny embossed postage stamp, postmarked in Croydon, Surrey at 8.45 pm on 10 Oct 1911; postmarked on the verso in Loughborough at 6 pm on 11 Oct 1911.