Document ReferenceLa B 67
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, 12 Colworth Road, Addiscombe, Croydon, Surrey to Louie Burrows; 23 Jan. 1910
Date23 January 1910
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionExplains the difficulty he has in writing letters; reports that he has re-written 'The White Stocking', and improved 'The Chimney Sweep'; offers advice on the style and content of her stories, and claims that she could do 'as well as W.W. Jacobs' [William Wymark Jacobs]; reports that William Heinemann has virtually accepted his novel with some alterations; mentions that 'Fordy' [Ford Madox Hueffer] has left the 'English Review' and that the new editor Austin Harrison has asked him to continue to submit work to him; offers thoughts on her latest story, and advises her to send it to 'The Strand'; mentions that Mrs Jones [Marie Jones] enjoyed her story; advises her to read W.W. Jacobs; signed 'D.H.L.'
Termpublications, novels, D.H. Lawrence 'White Peacock'
publications, short stories, D.H. Lawrence 'The White Stocking'
literature, prose, D.H. Lawrence 'The Chimney Sweep'
literature, creative process, Louie Burrows
publications, periodicals, 'English Review'
ReprodnNoteUniversity of Nottingham.
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on two sheets of white lined paper, taken from an exercise book, the text following the sequence: ff 1r, 1v, 2r, 2v; the dimensions are 201 x 160 mm. There are three horizontal folds in the paper.
Related MaterialLa B 243/5/1; 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 49
James T. Boulton, ed. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979) vol I, pp 152-53

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74626Jacobs; William Wymark (1863-1943); -; short story writer1863-1943
NA74627Heinemann; William (1863-1920); English publisher1863-1920
NA3526Hueffer; Ford Madox (1873-1939); later Ford Madox Ford; writer founder of English Review 19081873-1939
NA74606Jones; Marie (1869-1950); -; née Blaylock; wife of John William Jones1869-1950
NA74628Harrison; Austin (1873-1928); editor the English Review1873-1928
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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