Document ReferenceLa B 68
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Davidson Road Boys School, South Norwood, Surrey to Louie Burrows; 9 Mar. 1910
Date9 March 1910
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that he has finally received payment for 'Goose Fair' and encloses her share; mentions that Austin Harrison is to include some of his poetry which he would prefer to remain unpublished in the next month's issue [of the 'English Review']; refers to their respective situations and wishes for a change but he cannot think of moving till the autumn; remarks that his novel is nearly ready for publication and that another of his stories is to appear in the May issue of the ['English Review']; comments on the beauty of spring and regrets his lack of time to write her prose poems; reports that he has been invited to visit the Rhyses [Grace and Ernest Rhys] to meet some celebrities and to read some of his poetry; comments that he is not 'very keen' as he does not see himself as a 'Society man'; enquires about her plans for the future; sends regards to Tom Smith [Thomas Alfred Smith]; signed 'D.H.L.'
Termpublications, novels, D.H. Lawrence 'White Peacock'
publications, short stories, D.H. Lawrence 'Goose Fair'
publications, periodicals, 'English Review'
ReprodnNoteUniversity of Nottingham.
Physical DescriptionWritten on two different sheets of white lined paper, both taken from exercise books. The text, beginning in red ink and changing to a dark ink at the foot of f 1v, follows the sequence: ff 1r, 1v, 2r, 2v. The first sheet has dimensions 202 x 83 mm, and has one horizontal and one vertical fold, the recto having a jagged left edge; the second sheet has dimensions 204 x 164 mm, watermarked Boots, Cash Stationers, and has one horizontal and two vertical folds.
Related MaterialLa B 243/5/2; 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 50
James T. Boulton, ed. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979) vol I, p 156

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74628Harrison; Austin (1873-1928); editor the English Review1873-1928
NA74624Smith; Thomas Alfred (1886-1966); student at University College Nottingham1886-1966
NA74617Rhys; Ernest (1859-1946); editor1859-1946
NA74618Rhys; Grace (1865-1929); wife of Ernest Rhys1865-1929
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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