Document ReferenceLa Z 4/3/19
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Villa Mirenda, Scandicci, Florence to 'Pamela' [Emily King]; 9 Oct. 1926
Date9 October 1926
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Pamela'; found her letter on their return; comments that once her mouth heals everything will go much better; asks if there are any further developments with Sam[uel King] and the business; it will have to be decided upon as she can't hang on in Carlton; they have grapes hanging in the rooms and eat them as they go; the house smells of the 'great vats of grapes downstairs' which are waiting to soften before the 'men tread on them'; tells 'Peg' [Margaret, Emily's daughter] that he forgot her little book of songs in Paris but will ask a friend to find one; Arabella and Richard Aldington are staying, they are very nice; advises that if Peg's evening classes are too much, she can drop one; asks about her correspondent in Havre, or Brest; signed 'D.H.L.'
Termhealth, Emily King
business and commerce, Emily King
food and drink, grapes
ReprodnNoteUniversity of Nottingham.
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on both sides of a single folio of unlined paper; dimensions are 176 x 111 mm; one horizontal fold in the paper.
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton and Lindeth Vasey, eds. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989) vol V, p 549

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74672King; Samuel Taylor (1880-1965); married Emily Lawrence 19041880-1965
NA5203Needham; Margaret Emily (1909-2001); née King; known as 'Peg'; niece of D.H. Lawrence1909-2001
NA256Aldington; Richard (1892-1962); novelist and biographer1892-1962
NA75090Yorke; Dorothy (1892-); known as 'Arabella'; partner of Richard Aldington1892-
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
NA382King; Emily Una (1882-1962); Mrs; née Lawrence; known as 'Pamela'; married Samuel King 1904; sister of D.H. Lawrence1882-1962
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