|Title||Letter from D.H. Lawrence, 16 Colworth Road, Addiscombe, Croydon, Surrey to Louie Burrows, Coteshael, Cheveney Lane, Quorn, Leicestershire; 16 Oct. 1911|
|Content Description||Addresses her as 'My dear Lou'; mentions having tea at Ansell's [Walter Ansell, warden of the Actors' Orphanage] at the 'Actor's Home' and visiting Edward Garnett at his cottage 'Cearne' which he describes in detail, together with the Garnett's living arrangements [Edward Garnett, Constance Garnett and David Garnett]; talks about his discussion with Garnett about books and says that Garnett described his work as 'quite extra'; describes the north downs' countryside; mentions that the Ansells gave him a new dog called 'Fritz'; discusses Ford Madox Hueffer's marriage in Germany to Isobel Violet Hunt; plans to visit Violet Hunt in 'South Lodge', and says that Garnett wants him to meet a wider circle of people to enhance his reputation.|
Discusses his contract with Heinemann [William Heinemann] for the 'Peacock' [White Peacock], having made arrangements with Heinemann to settle terms; exclaims how busy he has been, having no time for leisure; asks Louie to confirm the date of his visit to Quorn, as he needs to fix his promised weekend visit to Miss Reynolds [Lilian Reynolds]; comments that Quorn 'seems out of the atmosphere of all this' and feels it would be nice if there were not so many folk there; says he must get to work, adding that he 'canna write a love letter' as there are 'too many things in my head' but promises when he comes she shall have the love; recalls having a dream about her; signed 'D.H. Lawrence'.
Includes a plain white envelope (La B 147/2), addressed to Miss Louie Burrows at Coteshael, Cheveney Lane, Quorn, Leicestershire; bears a red one penny embossed postage stamp, postmarked in Croydon, Surrey at 11.15 pm on Oct  1911; postmarked on the verso in Loughborough at 6 am on 17 Oct 1911.