Nov 7. Thursday

Early (7.30) to Palma.
Laura from 9 – 1 at Juzgado1. All right.
Bought typewriter. Fox portable for 150 pes [pesetas]. Blue plate 2.30pts. Glass bottles 8 pes [pesetas] at Casas, fetched the 2 Wonders of World pictures.
20 pes [pesetas] to Catalina Roca whose 2 sons had been shot in Cuba & property seized: only 10 pts. a w[RG] month from daughter there.
Bought 2 baskets 1.75pts. each. Repaid K. [Karl] 850 pes [pesetas].
Back by La Granja (Esporlas) where Gelat viewed an electric saw.
Poems from A.A.Simpson.
In the evening danced, & sang.

Editorial Notes

1Law Courts. KG

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Palma

    Palma, Majorca, Sp
    Capital and largest centre of Majorca.
  • La Granja

    Esporlas, Majorca, Spain
    A farm near Esporlas. It is now an arts and crafts center. WG

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Más, Juan Marroig
    Juan Marroig Mas, called Gelat: Landowner on Deyá and friend of Robert Graves and Laura Riding (L.R. & R.G.'s factotum. W.G.)
  • Casas

    Antique dealer in Palma. WG
  • A. A. Simpson

    Simpson, A.A.
    ? WG