Sept 10 Saturday

Proofs all day: 20 minutes interval for sawing wood (the saw has been resharpened) only.
* At midnight Alan went to bed & Laura & I continued – finishing at 4.30 am.
Beryl had Eileen with her to keep her company: (Eileen is calling herself Isabel now.)
Gave Alan Scottish pebble brooch & two ties, reward for week's work.[RG]
British fleet mobilized
'Bleé noir 1' or 'Sarrazin 2' being cut: it is used for the galettes 3.

Editorial Notes

1 "buckwheat" eds.
2Sarrasin KG; buckwheat eds.
3biscuits KG

Hands Referenced

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

People Mentioned

  • 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
  • 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
  • Isabel

    Walker, Eileen
    college friend of Beryl Pritchard's eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.