Log Entries of Letters for October, 1938


Oct 1.

Haas about loan etc.; proofs of poems etc

2

6

7.

Paymaster General; Philip Hill; Mary Lucy; David G.

9.

T.L.Supp ; Margaret; Watt about Spanish pub. A Mills,

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Sangorski & Sutcliffe, cheque: also my proofs to bind.

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David (××××[?] pp [pages]) Karl.

15

T.L.S. editor.

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18

Anderson. Ann Walker about poems for N.Y.T.

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23

N.N. cheque. £150[RG] David about scholarships.

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Sam.

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Hands Referenced

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

People Mentioned

  • David

    Graves, David
    R.G.'s second child [by Nancy Nicholson]. W.G. In RAF; killed in the war. The only one of Graves' children who might have become a poet had he lived. K.G., eds.
  • Sam

    Graves, Samuel
    R.G.'s youngest child by Nancy Nicholson. C.P.& WG
  • Catherine

    Nicholson, Catherine
    Catherine Nicholson: (1922- ) third of four children of Robert Graves and Nancy Nicholson. eds.
  • Margaret

    Russell, Margaret
    House-keeper L.R. & R.G. had had in London. WG
  • Mills

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

    Lucy, Mary
    Visited R.G. and L.R. at Ewhurst. An admirer of both Graves and Riding, but her marital problems brought tensions to their household. See diary entry January 2, 1938 (and K.G. note).
  • Karl/Carl

    Goldschmidt, Karl
    Karl Goldschmidt, later Kenneth Gay: Graphic artist, friend and secretary of Robert Graves and Laura Riding since 1934. R. G. spells both as Carl and Karl.
  • Liddell Hart

    Liddell Hart, Capt. Basil
    War-fare expert and friend of T.E. Lawrence. Collaborated with RG on a book of T.E.L'.s letters, published in 1938. See RPG p.231. WG & Eds.
  • Nancy

    Nicholson, Nancy
    (1899-1977) First wife of Robert Graves; married 1918, separated 1927, divorced 1949. eds.
  • Mike Pearson

    Pearson, Lester
    (1897-1972) Canadian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom; m. to Maryon Pearson (née Moody). Later became Prime Minister of Canada. eds.
  • 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.
  • Ann Walker

    Walker, Ann
    LR's connection with the New York Times eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Sangorski & Sutcliffe

    Sangorski & Sutcliffe
    bookbinders (est. 1901); RG had proof copies of his own and LR's work bound by them eds.
  • Harrison Smith and Robert Haas

    R.G.'s American publisher for I, Claudius and Claudius the God. eds.
  • A.S. Watt & Son, Ltd.

    Watt, A.S.
    RG's literary agent: first mentioned in November, 1935; team includes: Alexander Strahan Watt, and W.P. Watt et al, who may have handled different aspects of Graves' extensive European publishing and distribution. The firm replaced Eric Pinker. K.G. When did Pinker go, and why? KG
  • Editors

    Editors of the Graves Diary Project.

Bibliography

    • Title: Times Literary Supplement
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Times London
    • Date: 1902-1968
    • Title: New York Times
    • PubPlace: New York