Document ReferenceLa B 187/1-2
TitleLetter from Violet Hunt to D.H. Lawrence; 3 Feb. [1911]
Date3 February 1911
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionReplies to him about his book ['The White Peacock'] which she was asked to review by the 'Chronicle' ['Daily Chronicle' 10 Feb 1911]; comments enthusiastically about the book finding 'George Saxton a beautiful character - of a piece with the natural objects and the aspects of nature you reveal so well'; comments further that she finds the country at certain seasons 'bewilderingly full and insistent'; tells him she had been ill from August to December 1910 but is now 'better than I ever was'; suggests he attend 'this' if in town [D.H.L's reply dated 9 Feb refers to the Club on the 24th]; gives him Mr. Hueffer's [Ford Madox Hueffer] address in Germany; signed Violet Hunt.

Includes an envelope (La B 187/2) addressed to D.H. Lawrence Esq., 12 Colworth Road, Addiscombe, Croydon, bearing two half-penny stamps postmarked in Kensington on 4 Feb 1911.
Termpublications, novels, D.H. Lawrence 'White Peacock'
literature, criticism, D.H. Lawrence
ReprodnNoteUniversity of Nottingham.
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on both sides of a single sheet of unlined blue paper; dimensions are 228 x 180 mm; two horizontal and one vertical fold in the paper.
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton, ed. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979) vol I, pp 226-27, n 2

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA3526Hueffer; Ford Madox (1873-1939); later Ford Madox Ford; writer founder of English Review 19081873-1939
NA5407Hunt; Isobel Violet (1866-1942); novelist and biographer1866-1942
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
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