Document ReferenceLa B 175
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Queens Square, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire to Louie Burrows, Coteshael, Cheveney Lane, Quorn, Leicestershire; 15 Feb. 1912
Date15 February 1912
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionD.H. Lawrence addresses Louie Burrows as 'My dear Lou'; pleased to learn that she 'would rather be friends'; advises her to keep the broach and his books, as he has decided to retain the ring and the waistcoat; hopes that Ethel [Etheldreda Helen Burrows] is better; signed 'D.H. Lawrence'.

Includes a plain white envelope (La B 175/2), addressed to Miss Louie Burrows at Coteshael, Cheveney Lane, Quorn, Leicestershire; bears a red one penny embossed postage stamp, postmarked in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire at 6 pm on 15 Feb 1912; postmarked on the verso in Loughborough at 1.45 am on 16 Feb 1912.
ReprodnNoteUniversity of Nottingham.
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on a folded sheet of plain white paper; the text following the sequence: ff 1r, 2r; watermarked Classic Parchment; the dimensions are 178 x 114 mm; one horizontal fold in the paper.
Related MaterialLa B 243/20/14; 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 166
James T. Boulton, ed. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979) vol I, p 367

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74595Burrows; Etheldreda Helen (1890-); sister of Louie Burrows1890-
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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