Wednesday June 29th

Packing last things
Finished Protocol proof just in time.
Waterloo 4.45. Stopped at Southampton for dinner with Violet & Walter McCormack at the restaurant opposite the Dolphin . Then by *[RG] S.S.Dinard1 to St Malo. Took Navigan 2 and several brandies: was not sick nor was Alan. Beryl & Laura were; though they had bunks & we not.

Editorial Notes

1French merchant ship eds.
2seasickness medicine eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Waterloo

    Waterloo, Southport, England
    Usually refers to Waterloo station (in diary) eds.
  • Southampton

    England
  • Dolphin & Anchor

    Chichester?, England
    an Inn eds.
  • St. Malo

    St. Malo, France
    port on the north-west coast of France. eds.

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

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

    Pritchard, Beryl
    daughter of Harry and Amy Pritchard, R.G.'s second wife. Formerly married to Alan Hodge. Robert and Beryl had four children: William, Lucia, Juan and Tomas. eds
  • McCormacks

    McCormack, Walter & Violet
    Tenants of Ca'n Torrent. Had two daughters: Jennifer, a dancer, & Betty. Continued their friendship with Robert and Laura in England. eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Covenant of Literal Morality, The [subtitle Protocol I; privately printed]
    • Author: Aldridge, John, Dorothy Hutchinson, Lucie Brown, Ward Hutchinson, George Buchanan, Alix Kemp, Mary Buchanan, Hary Kemp, Norman Cameron, Len Lye, Gordon Glover, Albert Mills, Robert Graves, Mary Phillips, Sally Graves, Beryl Pritchard, Liddell Hart, David
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Bristol
    • Publisher: Western Printing Services Ltd.
    • Idno: A37
    • Date: 1938