June 1, Monday.

Wrote to Fuller, about auctioneer being joined as defendant etc.1
Various small Antigua points.
Helped Bartolome and Antonio the Murcian to put large stone table in position. They had already fixed the one in the grotto. The centres joining the stones to the pillars are made of Portland cement mixed with water paint — red, green, blue.
Wrote to A.G.
Sebastian Aquel came to talk over garden problems.
Remaining tables[RG] fixed.
Deposito down below tap level.[RG]
Wrote three drafts of "To Disown the Once Written".

Editorial Notes

1in Antigua eds.

Hands Referenced

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

People Mentioned

  • Bill Fuller

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

    The mason. WG
  • Antonio the Murcian

    Antonio and his wife Carmen, parents of Paco, who worked as a mason, and the servant girls Isabel and Josefa, were immigrants from Murcia, a province in Spain. W.G. & eds.
  • A.G. (A.E.S.G)

    Graves, Amy
    Amy Graves, RG's Mother. WG
  • Sebastian

    Aquel, Sebastian
    "That" Sebastian? (nickname) K.G. A villager who helped out with renovations, landscaping etc. May have had some seniority among the labourers there. W.G., eds.


    • Title: Antigua Penny Puce
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A46
    • Date: 1936
    • Title: To Disown the Once Written [poem; becomes To Disown the Records, then Birthday. Not traced. Apparently not published. D.W.]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1936-07-15