Enclosure – envelope from Deyá

Envelope postmarked 7 June, 1937– Addressed to Juan Vives. A description by KG follows:1 "envelop of letter to Juan Vives, T [Trancio], rue des Orleans, Rennes – air-mail – with special Majorcan 10 cts. "Cruzada Contra el paro"2 enclosed. verso bears in L.R.'s handwriting: How to make a revolution Raymond Postgate Hogarth Press"3

Editorial Notes

1According to KG, this enclosure may belong in May 1937 (see May 4th diary entry), but RG had enclosed the envelope in June, a placement the postmark seems to confirm. eds
2Crusade Against unemployment (or: the strike)? eds.
3 How to make a revolution by Raymond William Postgate. London: Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 1934. eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • 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.
  • Rennes

    Rennes, France
    where Gelat's daughter, Anita, and son-in-law, Juan Vives live; visited by RG and LR et al in 1938 eds.
  • London


People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Vives, Juan
    The Doctor's brother. Married to Gelat's daughter. Lived in Rennes, France. WG
  • Raymond Postgate

    Postgate, Raymond
    journalist and writer on food and wine (1896-1971) eds.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Hogarth Press

    Hogarth Press
    Press of Virginia and Leonard Woolf. R.G. had several early essays published by them. C.P. &`W.G.
  • Editors

    Editors of the Graves Diary Project.