Ap 23rd Thursday.

Sam & David write to say they are coming in the summer. Sam sends ship picture. Wrote to A.G. and to L.H.
Ant . slowly. Have got to p [page] 143, jacking-up all the time.
Laura has bad throat still: went to bed early with it.
Wire from Gelat from Madrid: 'Todo va bien' 1. Laura's denuncia 2 of the Cura forwarded to Azaña3.
Laura has chill from not going to bed after a late hot bath on Tuesday.
Reading "Letters of Susan Ferrier " 4.
Gave Schw a Can Pabo Rose, from the Posada ,[RG].

Editorial Notes

1 "All goes well" K.G.
2complaint K.G.
3Republican Cabinet Minister in Madrid K.G.
4 Memoirs and Correspondence of Susan Ferrier 1782-1854 by S. Ferrier, John Andrew, and John Ferrier (1898)

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Posada, La

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    House on the Puig next to Deyá church. Originally part of the Es Molí property. It had been rented by the church for Sunday school. RG and LR bought it in February, 1935, to use as a guest house for their visitors. WG, eds.
  • Ca'n Pabó

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    House in which RG & LR lived while Canellun was being built, after they left Ca Sa Salerosa. WG

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Graves, David
    R.G.'s second child [by Nancy Nicholson]. W.G. In RAF; killed in the war. The only one of Graves' children who might have become a poet had he lived. K.G., 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.)
  • 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.
  • Swartz

    Schwarz, Georg
    German Jew. Deyá neighbour. Antique dealer. Lived with Frau Emmy Strenge, his house keeper, in Can Caballo some hundred yards from Canellun. RG and LR translated his "Almost Forgotten Germany." WG
  • Sam

    Graves, Samuel
    R.G.'s youngest child by Nancy Nicholson. C.P.& WG
  • Ferrier

    Ferrier, Susan
    (1782-1854) eds.
  • A.G. (A.E.S.G)

    Graves, Amy
    Amy Graves, RG's Mother. WG
  • Cura

    Jordi, Don
    Don Jordi, the Priest. WG
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

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