Jan 20 Monday San Sebastian

T.E. stuff; cutting,[RG]
Contract from Watt: signed. Wrote to Liddell Hart.
Proofs of O.S.S.
Did them all day until 11.30, after a visit to Sebastian for his fiesta 1 with champagne, palo 2 & swiz[RG] swiss-roll with Mil Felicidades 3.
Mrs Wyatt was supposed to have come to lunch, but was told by her×××× [crossed out] hotel that there was no 'bus. So we had chicken alone & Gelat came & said we must build new deposito 4 at once.

Editorial Notes

1name-day. KG
2herb liqueur. KG
31,000 good wishes. KG
4reservoir. KG/WG

Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black

People Mentioned

  • Sebastian

    Sebastian
    Gardener getting on for 80. KG
  • Liddell Hart

    Liddell Hart, Capt. Basil
    War-fare expert and friend of T.E. Lawrence. Collaborated with RG on a book of T.E.L'.s letters, published in 1938. See RPG p.231. WG & Eds.
  • Gelat

    Más, Juan Marroig
    Juan Marroig Mas, called Gelat: Landowner on Deyá and friend of Robert Graves and Laura Riding (L.R. & R.G.'s factotum. W.G.)
  • Mrs. Wyatt

    Wyatt, Ann
    Honour Wyatt's mother. eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Organizations Mentioned

  • A.S. Watt & Son, Ltd.

    Watt, A.S.
    RG's literary agent: first mentioned in November, 1935; team includes: Alexander Strahan Watt, and W.P. Watt et al, who may have handled different aspects of Graves' extensive European publishing and distribution. The firm replaced Eric Pinker. K.G. When did Pinker go, and why? KG

Bibliography

    • Title: Old Soldier Sahib
    • Author: Richards, Frank
    • Editor: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, New York
    • Publisher: Faber & Faber; Harrison Smith & Robert Haas
    • Idno: A44
    • Date: 1936