Document ReferenceLa B 20
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Lynn Croft, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire to Louie Burrows, Cossall, Nottinghamshire; 29 Mar. 1907
Date29 March 1907
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses plans for their trip to Alfreton and Wingfield where they will have dinner before proceeding to Crich. The party includes : Jessie [Chambers], Alan [Chambers], Gertie [Cooper], Frances [Cooper], Ada Lawrence and Lawrence himself. Hopes that Ethel [Burrows] can join them. Invites her to stay the night with his family, before a gathering at the Haggs [the farmhouse occupied by the Chambers family], where Louie will spend the next night. Hopes they will take a picnic to New House farm near Annesley on Wednesday. Wishes to be remembered to her family.

Letter is dated Good Friday 1907. Envelope (La B 20/2) addressed to Louie Burrows at Cossall, Nottinghamshire; a red one-penny stamp used, postmarked in Eastwood at 6 pm on the 29th March 1907
ReprodnNoteUniversity of Nottingham.
Physical DescriptionWritten in black ink on a folded sheet of white paper, text following the sequence: ff 1r, 2r, 1v, 1v. There is one central horizontal fold in the paper. The dimensions are 176 x 114 mm.
Related MaterialLa B 243/3/6; 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) pp 5-6
James T. Boulton, ed. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979) vol I, pp 34-35

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA367Chambers; Jessie (1887-1944); childhood friend of D.H. Lawrence; known as 'Muriel'; married John R. Wood 19151887-1944
NA74592Chambers; Alan Aubrey (1882-1946); brother of Jessie Chambers; married D.H. Lawrence's cousin Alvina1882-1946
NA74593Cooper; Gertrude (1885-1942); known as 'Gertie' or 'Grit'; childhood friend of D.H. Lawrence1885-1942
NA74594Cooper; Frances Amelia (1884-1918); known as 'Frankie'; childhood friend of D.H. Lawrence; teacher1884-1918
NA368Clarke; Ada (1887-1948); Mrs; married W.E. Clarke 1913; sister of D.H. Lawrence1887-1948
NA74595Burrows; Etheldreda Helen (1890-); sister of Louie Burrows1890-
NA74596Burrows; Louisa Ann (1865-1954); mother of Louie Burrows1865-1954
NA74597Burrows; Alfred (1864-1948); father of Louie Burrows; draughtsman later handicrafts teacher1864-1948
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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