Thursday Nov 19th

Swing over of popular opinion on Spain reflected in Times & Telegraph.
Franco appears in great difficulties.
To Dr. J. Freeman to have a serum made for boils; first calling on John at the nursing home, with grapes.
Spanish situation preoccupying things. Wilfred is going to Spain tomorrow.
Hoare & Field-Walker of Constables to sherry: nice people.
Laura's fur ×××× [indecipherable] coat-caps from Krob.
Noise above has ceased.
Mary had a night out at Fulham – engagement party.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Fulham

    Fulham, London, England
    near Hammersmith eds.

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Aldridge, John
    (1905-1983), painter and close friend and collaborator. WG m. to Lucie Brown 1940 eds.
  • Franco

    Franco, General
    Spanish General; led the Nationalist forces against the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War; Spanish Head of State from 1939-1969.
  • Mary

    Hale, Mary
    Welsh maid at Nottingham Place, sister Violet eds.; later, maid for RG and LR at Dorset St. "Laura pinched [her] from Kitty West" eds. KG
  • Wilfred

    Roberts, Wilfred
    Liberal MP for North Cumberland. A strong critic of the Nazi régime, an early opponent of fascism and appeasement, and a vigorous supporter of the republican side in the Spanish Civil War. (see article in The Times obituary column, June 1, 1991) eds.
  • J.F.

    Freeman, Dr. John
    friend of RG; married to Violet Freeman eds.
  • Hoare

    associated with Constable eds.
  • Field-Walker

    associated with Constable eds.
  • Krob

    LR's tailor in London eds.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Constable & Co., Ltd.

    Constable Publishers. Arranged with them to print and distribute Seizin Press Epilogue and books. WG


    • Title: Times [newspaper]
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Times Newspapers
    • Title: Daily Telegraph
    • PubPlace: London
    • Date: 1856-1936