|Content Description||Refers to her letter from Paris; comments on Billy Nell [acquaintance from Mallorca] and [Edward] Titus and non arrival of three copies of 'Our Lady of Paris' [Paris edition of Lady Chatterley's Lover]; is eager to have 'real' news of the show [at Warren Gallery] and has written (La C 23) stating 'Boccaccio', 'Red Willow Trees' and 'Holy Family' should be kept if not already sold; hopes she has taken the drawings to Lahr [Charles Lahr, 1895-1971, radical bookseller] but particularly does not want him to print 'mine of me' unless it is generally liked; has heard from Rhys Davies (1903-1978, Welsh novelist) and 'Kot' (Samuel Koteliansky) who are anxious to see her; asks her not to 'butt in heavily' with [Laurence] Pollinger about his money affairs.|
Refers to 'great stews of Brett and Mabel, Georgia O'K[eefe]...manuscripts and the Taos bank!!' [see Collected Letters, letters 5158 and 5159]; describes his 'very nice' little pensione and his social life at Il Canneto [with Aldous and Maria Huxley] and dinner with Baronessa Franchetti; is expecting 'Pino' [Orioli] that week to stay; reassures her about his well-being but is concerned about her foot; advises her to stay and enjoy herself in London and also to write and to visit her mother if she is invited; signed 'Lorenzo non santo'.
La C 24/2: Brief handwritten note with comments signed 'PT' [Philip Trotter]; on the reverse is a similar brief note that the letter is from DHL to Frieda.
|Publication Note||K. Sagar and James T. Boulton, eds. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993) vol VII, pp 346-47|
Edward Nehls, ed. 'D.H. Lawrence: A Composite Biography' (Madison, Wisconsin: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1959) vol III, p 325