Sept 19 Monday

Dictionary all day: with L & with Alan.
Put out Laura's clothes to air in the sun: rush to get them in out of the rain.
Fantastic news of Anglo-French surrender to Hitler over Sudeten-Land1.
The sceens[RG] screens[RG] came, repapered.
Franco has made another unsuccessful & costly attack on the Ebro.

Editorial Notes

1Czechoslovakia eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Ebro

    Taragona, Spain
    The Rio Ebre [Ebro River] travels through Taragona 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
  • Hitler

    Hitler, Adolf
    (1889-1945)
  • Franco

    Franco, General
    Spanish General; led the Nationalist forces against the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War; Spanish Head of State from 1939-1969.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935