Feb 17 Wednesday.

Worked again at Answer1. Laura started work on Schools.
Coffee at Schw & Strenge's and supper at Lugano in a big ba[RG] café called Cambrinsi's2.
Finished my answer3, after three drafts – about 3500 words – at 11 pm.
Reading Mrs Riddell 's "Head of the Firm"4

Editorial Notes

4 Head of the Firm A Novel by Mrs. J.H. Riddell. New York: J.W. Lovell Co., 1891. eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Lugano

    Lugano, Switzerland
    near the Italian border, where RG and LR spent part of 1937 eds.
  • Gambrinus

    Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland
    restaurant eds.

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Schwarz, Georg
    German Jew. Deyá neighbour. Antique dealer. Lived with Frau Emmy Strenge, his house keeper, in Can Caballo some hundred yards from Canellun. RG and LR translated his "Almost Forgotten Germany." WG
  • Strenge

    Strenge, Frau Emmi
    Schwarz's house keeper and ? mistress. WG
  • Mrs Riddell

    Riddell, Mrs. J.H.
    author (1832-1906) née Eliza Lawson Cowan eds.


    • Title: The World and Ourselves [former title: Letter Book]
    • Author: Riding, Laura [contributor; with Sally Graves, Sir Edward Marsh et al]
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Chatto & Windus
    • Date: 1938-11
    • Title: Schools [an international survey of education]
    • Author: Graves, Robert; Riding, Laura
    • Editor: Riding, Laura