June 9th Wed.

To Constable's where everyone friendly but gloomy about prospects.
Laura in pain from a poisoned gum: ×××× [indecipherable] X-ray taken, slight infection.
For 4/61 bought from 'my friend' Mr. Mills a pinchbeck & glass bracelet for Laura.
Goodbye dinner with Maisie at Langham's hotel2.

Editorial Notes

14 shillings, sixpence eds.
2Langham Hotel KG, Regent Street eds.

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Sommerville, Maisie
    Head of BBC Education broadcasting department. Friend of R.G. and L.R. Arranged accomodation for them when they returned to London as exiles. W.G., eds.
  • Mills

    Mills, Mr.
    an antique seller and friend of RG, and contributor to the Covenant of Literary Morality eds.; of Paddington Street, Marylebone KG

Organizations Mentioned

  • Constable & Co., Ltd.

    Constable
    Constable Publishers. Arranged with them to print and distribute Seizin Press Epilogue and books. WG