March 6 Saturday.

Last proofs of Epilogue, galleys. Checking page-proofs of Epilogue.
Claudius (another 15,000 words to do only).
Letter to Denham, about scenario absurdities, and about money.
Letter from N.N., reassuring about Jenny; & from Jenny. Wrote to both, sent N.N. £135.
Laura wrote letters all day.
Reading[RG]. or reading[RG]: Hornung 's "Dead Men tell No Tales"1 and "Mrs Thackeray Ritchie's Memoirs"2 and Nat Gould's Settling Day3 part of a hoard of Tauchnitz4 from Ida.

Editorial Notes

1 Dead Men Tell No Tales by E.W. Hornung. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1899. eds.
2 Chapters From Some Memoirs by Anne Thackeray Ritchie. London, New York: Macmillan & Co., 1894. eds.
3 Settling Day by Nat Gould. London: R.A. Everett, 1901. eds.
4paperbacks KG

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • London

  • Denham

    usually associated with Denham Studios and Alexander Korda eds.

People Mentioned

  • Jenny

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

    Nicholson, Nancy
    (1899-1977) First wife of Robert Graves; married 1918, separated 1927, divorced 1949. eds.
  • Laura

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

    Hornung, E.W.
    British author (1866-1921) eds.
  • Mrs Thackeray Ritchie

    Thackeray Ritchie, Mrs Anne
    British author (1837-1919), eldest daughter of William Makepeace Thackeray eds.
  • Nat Gould

    Gould, Nat
    British writer (1857-1919) eds.
  • Ida

    maid at Villa Guidi eds.


    • Title: Epilogue III
    • Editor: Riding, Laura/ Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937
    • Title: Claudius Film Version [The Fool of Rome] [a condensed novel based on I, Claudius]
    • Author: Graves, Robert