Wednesday Sept 23rd

Splitting headache: to bed again with Aspro1 and hot bottle.
Letter to Sat.Rev. [Saturday Review of Literature]2 to correct solecistic inversion of names.
Margaret Russell sel[RG] sent me a Parker fountain pen.
Tea with Jenny: went over with her, notes I had made of her life-story.
Sherry party at Constables: representatives of W.H.Smith, Jackson, Times Book Club, Simpkin Marshall, Bumpus etc. Depressing talk, but sherry & olives & prawns carried it off.
Maisie to supper.

Editorial Notes

1brand name Aspirin eds.
2record of the letter's publication not found eds.

Hands Referenced

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

People Mentioned

  • Jenny

    Nicholson, Jenny
    Jenny Nicholson: oldest daughter of Robert by Nancy Nicholson.
  • Maisie

    Sommerville, Maisie
    Head of BBC Education broadcasting department. Friend of R.G. and L.R. Arranged accomodation for them when they returned to London as exiles. W.G., eds.
  • Margaret

    Russell, Margaret
    House-keeper L.R. & R.G. had had in London. WG

Organizations Mentioned

  • Constable & Co., Ltd.

    Constable Publishers. Arranged with them to print and distribute Seizin Press Epilogue and books. WG
  • W. H. Smith

    British retailer specializing in books and newspapers.
  • Simpkin, Marshall

    Simpkin, Marshall
    Publishers eds.


    • Title: Sunday Times [Sunday newspaper]
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Hutchinson; Times Newspapers