Ap 10 Friday (Good Friday)

Rained in the morning a bit.
Heavy day. Bad head.
Laura & I did Seizin List.
Fuller wrote a long letter about Ant . which I answered.
Morley says O.S.S. is going well.
To the sea with Solomon1. Did not bathe.
Laura back in her summer workroom.
(To bed early)[RG]
The Doctor is ill: to avoid going to Palma to see Ques.
Made out Income tax refund claim.
Gelat & Pedro came late: asking for a note to Hillgarth for him to write a note to the War Minister2 about L & me. Wrote it. They are going to Madrid on Wednesday.

Editorial Notes

1Graves' dog eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Palma

    Palma, Majorca, Sp
    Capital and largest centre of Majorca.

People Mentioned

  • Laura

    Riding,Laura
    (1901-91) American poet. Laura Riding (née Reichenthal; then Laura Gottschalk).
  • 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.)
  • Médico

    Vives, Antonio Dr.
    The village doctor (Deyá). At odds with Gelat (water rights controversy). His brother, Juan Vives, was Gelat's son-in-law. WG
  • Ques.

    Castro y Quesada, Américo
    (1885-1972); Spanish philologist and cultural historian; Spanish ambassador to Berlin 1931-36 eds.
  • Tio/Don Pedro & Tia/Doña Catalina

    Pedro or Catalina
    Cousins of Gelat from Madrid; RG refers to them interchangeably as Don or Doña and Tio/a, meaning uncle or aunt eds.
  • Bill Fuller

    Fuller, William
    lawyer and researcher for Antigua Penny Puce KG; m. to Mary Fuller eds.
  • Frank

    Morley, Frank
    With Faber and Faber. Involved with Old Soldier Sahib. WG
  • Hillgarth

    Hillgarth
    Consul? Ambasador? Foreign Office. W.G.; Palma Consul KG
  • Masquelet

    Lacaci, Carlos Masquelet
    Spanish Minister of War in the spring of 1936. See diary April 10, 13, 27 (1936). eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Seizin Press

    Founded when Robert Graves and Laura Riding began their partnership in London. R.G. and L.R. continued to operate their own press in Deyá, but stopped printing in 1935. Seizin Press published a number of literary works in conjunction with Constable in London, including the Epilogue series, and other works by Laura Riding and their literary associates. eds

Bibliography

    • Title: Antigua Penny Puce
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A46
    • Date: 1936
    • 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