Document ReferenceLa B 46
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, 12 Colworth Road, Addiscombe, Croydon, Surrey to Louie Burrows; 12 Feb. 1909
Date12 February 1909
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionWrites to her on the eve of her 21st birthday; refers to the Ibsen plays that he has sent her and describes some of the characteristics of these works; at her request lists the names of some 'great men' she might read about; mentions Mr Jones [John William Jones]; send his regards to 'J.' [Jessie Chambers], and promises to write to Jessie and also to Hilda [Hilda Shaw]; signed 'D.H.L.'
Termpublications, plays, Ibsen
ReprodnNoteUniversity of Nottingham.
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on two folded sheets of plain white paper, watermarked Hieratica; the dimensions are 178 x 118 mm; text following the sequence: ff 1r, 2r, 1v, 2v, 3r, 4r. There is a horizontal fold in the folios.
Related MaterialLa B 243/4/3; typed transcript of this letter made by Louie Burrows.
Related RecordLa/B/14-183/45
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton, ed. 'Lawrence in Love' (Nottingham: University of Nottingham, 1968) pp 27-29
James T. Boulton, ed. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979) vol I, pp 113-14

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74605Jones; John William (1868-1956); -; Superintendent School Attendance Officer in Croydon1868-1956
NA367Chambers; Jessie (1887-1944); childhood friend of D.H. Lawrence; known as 'Muriel'; married John R. Wood 19151887-1944
NA74609Shaw; Hilda (1886-c.1913); student at University College Nottingham 1906-19081886-c.1913
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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