Jan 6 Thursday.

Jenny's birthday
2 Ch [Chapters] Belisarius
Carlow & Peggy to lunch: they are soon off to S. [South] America.
They took me in a car to Jenny's: she was yellow with jaundice but better.
Then back: Ronald Bottrall going over his poems with Laura.
John & Lucie to supper & talk till [until] one: very sweet: mostly problem of Len.
He brought a painting for the cover of Belisarius of B. [Belisarius] & Antonina.
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Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction of letter enclosure
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black

People Mentioned

  • Jenny

    Nicholson, Jenny
    Jenny Nicholson: oldest daughter of Robert by Nancy Nicholson.
  • Laura

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

    Carlow, Viscount
    (1907-1944) friend of Graves, and one of the first T.E. Lawrence Trustees; founder of Corvinus Press, London; m. Peggy Dawson-Damer (née Cambie) 1937 eds.
  • Bottrall

    Bottrall, Ronald
    poet KG; married to Margaret Bottrall, writer and editor eds.
  • Aldridge

    Aldridge, John
    (1905-1983), painter and close friend and collaborator. WG m. to Lucie Brown 1940 eds.
  • Lucie

    Brown, Lucie
    Married artist John Aldridge. eds.
  • Len

    Lye, Len
    New Zealand painter, sculptor, and filmmaker whom LR & RG had met in London. He helped with the Seizin Press publications. WG; married to Jane Lye, son Bix. eds.

Bibliography

    • Title: Count Belisarius [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A47
    • Date: 1937-07-21