Ap 12 Tuesday

* Lawrence proofs to Trustees1
Letter to Sunday Times about heroes2.
To Mr Mills across Park (Lilac and trees in full leaf) in [sic: on] which I picked up an artificial flower, a marble, a toy[RG] tin toy horse.
Bought: 6 small unmarked Georgian sugar tongs 10/-3 +, a bottle-stand 5/-, a Dutch 1750 marriage cup in the form of a woman, 8/-, a ruby-&-silver-gilt twin-scent bottle 1/6d +1 Lucie 2 to Alan 1 to Jane [RG]
Laura doing Wives (Persian) & worked with Norman.
Went once more over 1st Act of Trojan Ending draft.

Editorial Notes

1 T.E. Lawrence Trustees eds.
2see 17 April, 1938 eds.
310 shillings eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Regent Park

    London, England

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

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

    Lawrence, T. E.
    'Lawrence of Arabia.' Met Robert in Oxford in the early twenties. Made Robert his biographer and had him write "Lawrence and the Arabs." WG
  • Lucie

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

    Hodge, Alan
    Oxford history graduate. Became close friends with LR & RG. First husband of Beryl Graves. CP & WG
  • Jane

    Lye, Jane
    Married to New Zealand artist/ film-maker Len Lye; son Bix Lye. Friends with R.G. and L.R. Visited Graves and Riding in Majorca (1930), where Jane provided secretarial assistance. eds (RPG 138).
  • Norman Cameron

    Cameron, Norman
    Poet. Built Can Torrent in 1932-1933. W.G.; m. to Elfriede, then to Catherine Vandervelde; friend and contributor to LR and RG's work eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Trojan Ending [dramatised version based on Laura Riding's book; later called Greeks and Trojans]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1938-01
    • Title: Sunday Times [Sunday newspaper]
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Hutchinson; Times Newspapers
    • Title: Lives of Wives [prose]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd.
    • Idno: A39
    • Date: 1939