Ap 20 Thursday

First full length bath for 10 months.
Walked with Laura in streets & at a fairy antique shop bought silver cloak clasp 60 fr [francs] 2 assignat 1 notes 5 fr [francs] 2 but[RG] blue buttons 8 fr [francs] picture of Capt [Captain] Ross2 at Prince Regent's bay3 (1818) 25 fr [francs] .
* Embarked at 11 am on the Champlain 4: at lunch conversed with a hotel-installer. Cable from Isabel. Sailed at 6.30
Promenade deck filled with World's Fair packing-cases. Jazz band in bar: homosexual otherwise nice.
Stayed up till [until] 2, when we arrived at S'hampton. Calm sea, sun all day. But he5 was not allowed to embark till [until] 8 am.

Editorial Notes

1French revolution eds.
2Captain John Ross (1777-1856), arctic explorer eds.
3Prince Regent's Inlet, Canada eds.
4see postcard enclosure. eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Southampton

    England

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Reeves, David
    Brother of James Reeves [and Ethel Herdman] RPG 292.
  • Isabel

    Mayers, Isabel
    Laura Riding's sister. Lived in L.A. WG
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.