March 1st St David's Day.

Joanna1came, saying that Antonia2(Servidora) 3 wanted to work for us; Laura comprometidoed4 for 2 years hence.
H.S. wrote enclosing suggestion from one Jamieson that my poems should be published: wrote about Seizin plans for a single publisher in America to publish at least key-books.
Wrote out legal questions of Antigua.
Isabel la5 dismissed for lying & being out late with ×××× [indecipherable] Pancho etc: Gelat talked to her.

Editorial Notes

1Juana? K.G.; same as "the fisherwoman" (W.G.)? eds.
2Joanna's daughter eds.
3servant eds.; a nickname K.G.
4bespoken K.G.
5maid K.G.

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    ? eds. see Diary March 1, 1936
  • Isabella

    Live-in maid from Murcia. Her mother (Carmen) then came over with Josefa who also came to work later. WG
  • Pancho

    Colom, Pancho
    Don Bernardo's son. A black sheep. WG
  • 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.)

Organizations Mentioned

  • Harrison Smith and Robert Haas

    R.G.'s American publisher for I, Claudius and Claudius the God. eds.
  • Seizin Press

    Founded when Robert Graves and Laura Riding began their partnership in London. R.G. and L.R. continued to operate their own press in Deyá, but stopped printing in 1935. Seizin Press published a number of literary works in conjunction with Constable in London, including the Epilogue series, and other works by Laura Riding and their literary associates. eds


    • Title: Almost Forgotten Germany [Almost Forgotten Times]
    • Author: Schwarz, Georg
    • Editor: Trans. Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A45
    • Date: 1936
    • Title: Antigua Penny Puce
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A46
    • Date: 1936