Jan 1 1937

Laura worked till [until] 5 oclock I got her breakfast at 9.30.
To O.K. about wrapper of Trojan Ending to get his real feelings. Then to Julius to buy a ring for Jenny. Bought her a Georgian hoop garnet for £1 & for Laura a Mycenaean gold ring with 2 gold beads, 2 garnet, 1 emerald for £3 "from the Hawkins collection". Lady Almoner talk. Wishes Jenny to stay in Belleville for a long time, & discouraging otherwise. Honor should have come, didn't.
Bought 1st edition Bible in Spain1 for 1/6d and Georgian corkscrew safet[RG]safety corkscrew 3/6. (Mills).
We may return to Deyá after all, if in any way practicable.

Editorial Notes

1George Borrow The Bible In Spain. New York: J.P. Dent; E.P. Dutton, 1906. eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Belleville

    London, England
    a private nursing home where Jenny Nicholson convalesced in late 1936/ early 1937 RPG 264
  • Deyá

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    Town located on the northwest coast of Majorca, on the hillside between the Teix Mountains and the sea: this was RG's home with Laura Riding from 1929 to 1936. He returned there with his family after WW II. Eds.

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Kyllmann, O.K.
    of Constable's RG; also referred to as O.K. eds
  • Jenny

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

    Lady Almoner
    contemporary term for women who are employed in hospitals as medical social workers eds.
  • 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).
  • Mills

    Mills, Mr.
    an antique seller and friend of RG, and contributor to the Covenant of Literary Morality eds.; of Paddington Street, Marylebone KG

Organizations Mentioned

  • Julius

    a jeweller; located at Cames Corner? KG


    • Title: Trojan Ending, A [novel]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937