Saturday. May 16th

To Palma : not much to do.
Paid debt at Pomar, bought 4 pes. [pesetas] tray at Gelabert's (behind Cathedral) and six blackberry pattern plates at Casas 7 pes. [pesetas]
Laura worked on Honor's novel1 & Karl took me for a walk to the Puig2 at Palma & round.
Fuller sent interim report on Ant. Second[RG] Trial3 is all wrong: he will rewrite. Sent other comments.
Bought small silver buttons at 2 pes [pesetas] each for Laura's[RG] Magdalena-wedding dress, & small silver & amethyst buttons for her ×××× [indecipherable] lilac silk dress at 2 pes [pesetas] too.
At Alhambra dictated letter to Daily Telegraph about Roman Triumphs.
Rained in the night.

Editorial Notes

2Puig de San Per, Santa Cruz K.G.
3of Antigua eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Palma

    Palma, Majorca, Sp
    Capital and largest centre of Majorca.
  • Alhambra

    Palma, Majorca, Sp
    One of the best Palma hotels. 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.
  • Honor

    Wyatt, Honor
    Journalist. Arrived in Deyá fortuitously. Married to Gordon Glover...Son Julian. W.G. First acquainted with R.G. and L.R. early in 1934; returned to visit in 1935; continued friendship in England. eds (RPG 211).
  • Bill Fuller

    Fuller, William
    lawyer and researcher for Antigua Penny Puce KG; m. to Mary Fuller eds.
  • Casas

    Antique dealer in Palma. WG

Organizations Mentioned

  • Pomar

    Palma Jeweller. WG
  • Gelabert's

    antique store "behind cathedral" in Palma eds.


    • Title: Antigua Penny Puce
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A46
    • Date: 1936
    • Title: The Heathen
    • Author: Wyatt, Honor
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: New York
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Date: 1937
    • Title: Daily Telegraph
    • PubPlace: London
    • Date: 1856-1936
    • Title: A Roman Triumph [Letter about Abyssinia]
    • Title: Daily Telegraph
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • BiblScope: 16
    • Idno: C291.6
    • Date: 1936-05-21