Document ReferenceLa B 207
TitleLetter from Ada Lawrence, 13 Queens Square, Eastwood to Louie Burrows; 10 Jun. 1912.
Date10 June 1912
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionExplains that she is writing after several previous incomplete attempts; the house is in a turmoil as 'Sam' [Samuel King, her brother-in-law] is leaving that night for Glasgow where he starts a new job and 'Pam' [Emily Una, his wife] will shortly join him; notes that she and her father [John Arthur Lawrence] will have to find new digs and is concerned about the effect on him at his age; tells her that 'Eddie' [William Edwin Clarke] has taken a small shop in Ripley and they will marry early the following year; asks if Louie has heard from 'Bert' since he left for Germany; presumes she has heard of his new novel 'The Trespasser' which was recently published [23 May 1912] but has yet to be reviewed in the Daily News [was reviewed 21 June]; supposes Nell [Helen] Corke was at Jessie's at Whitsun but is glad she did not see them; asks how Louie is getting on with school and imagines she must look an 'awful swell' in all her new 'toggery'; exhorts her to get all she can out of life for 'at the most it doesn't amount to much'; signed 'Yrs very sincerely Ada'

La B 207/2: Envelope addressed to Miss Louie Burrows, Coteshael, Cheveney Lane, Quorn, Leicestershire; bears a red one penny stamp postmarked in Eastwood Nottingham at 9 pm on 10 June 1912.
Termpublications, novels, D.H. Lawrence 'Trespasser'
ReprodnNoteUniversity of Nottingham.
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on both sides of a bifolium sheet of unlined cream paper; dimensions are 152 x 113 mm; text follows the sequence f 1r, 2r, 1v, 2v; one horizontal fold in the paper.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74614Lawrence; Arthur John (1846-1924); father of D.H. Lawrence1846-1924
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
NA74644Clarke; William Edwin (1889-1964); known as 'Eddie'; married Ada Lawrence 19131889-1964
NA382King; Emily Una (1882-1962); Mrs; née Lawrence; known as 'Pamela'; married Samuel King 1904; sister of D.H. Lawrence1882-1962
NA74672King; Samuel Taylor (1880-1965); married Emily Lawrence 19041880-1965
NA367Chambers; Jessie (1887-1944); childhood friend of D.H. Lawrence; known as 'Muriel'; married John R. Wood 19151887-1944
NA257Corke; Helen (1882-1978); teacher at Croydon1882-1978
NA368Clarke; Ada (1887-1948); Mrs; married W.E. Clarke 1913; sister of D.H. Lawrence1887-1948
NA366Burrows; Louisa (1888-1962); known as 'Louie'; married Frederick Heath 19411888-1962
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