Nov 14 Thursday. [1935]

Wedding of Catalina Martina's1 son to comadre's2 daughter in Clot.
Letter from Liddell Hart, saying that Arnie had agreed to book suggested. Working over proofs of Mistake Somewhere with Laura: got it off.
Sore throat & chill. Went over last chapter of but[RG] one of O.S.S. [Old Soldier Sahib], typed by Karl. Laura still on poem.
Present of jug from Inca, from Gelat & turrons3: & my silver necklace, mended, for Laura.

Editorial Notes

1?? eds
2mid-wife's. KG
3almond confection for Christmas. KG

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Clot, the

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    Refers to the valley where the lower part of the village was located. W.G., eds.
  • Inca

    Majorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
    Town in northwest of Majorca eds.

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.)
  • 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.
  • Catalina

    Domestic help. Called in for white-washing, etc. WG
  • Arnie

    Lawrence, A.W. (Arnie)
    T.E. Lawrence's brother and executor. WG


    • Title: Old Soldier Sahib
    • Author: Richards, Frank
    • Editor: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, New York
    • Publisher: Faber & Faber; Harrison Smith & Robert Haas
    • Idno: A44
    • Date: 1936
    • Title: Mistake Somewhere, A
    • Author: Anonymous [Gordon Glover/Honor Wyatt/Molly Hare]
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá
    • Publisher: Seizin
    • Date: 1936-02-13