|Content Description||Addresses her as 'My dear Pamela'; is sorry to hear that Joan is starting to be Bronchial again; advises she is taken to a place like Bournemouth and recommends Emily ask Miss Jolyffe (Gertrude Cooper stayed with Miss Jolyffe in Bournemouth) or Gertie [Cooper]'s cousins in Brighton; he will send her £10 for expenses; has heard from Gertie and believes that the fact she has put on flesh shows she will pull through; has written to Dr Lucas for exact information.|
'Peg's' [Margaret, Emily's daughter] letter in French was very good and he will reply; has been painting to amuse himself in the bad weather; describes his pictures as 'big - in oil'; has asked for her to be sent a Cynthia Asquith 'Ghost Book'; she [Cynthia Asquith] has asked him to do a murder story, for a murder book she has in mind; asks if there is anything she or Peg want sending for Christmas; signed 'D.H.L.'
Date: the letter has been annotated, in pencil in an unknown hand, '1926' ('1925 or ... or 27' have been crossed out); Boulton, 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence', vol. 5, p. 589 gives the year as 1925.
|Publication Note||James T. Boulton and Lindeth Vasey, eds. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989) vol V, pp 589-90|
Cited in Brian H. Finney, 'A Newly Discovered Text of D.H. Lawrence's 'The Lovely Lady'', 'Yale University Library Gazette', xlix, January 1975, p 246