Nov 21 Sunday.

Two drafts more on poem about Self-Praise.
8 pp [pages] Belisarius (Ch [Chapter] XX).
Fog all day: walked to Hampstead.
Wrote to Sir Kingsley Wood about demolition of my Harlech cottage.
Jenny on the phone[RG] said that I was reported to have written to MacAlpine of Dorchester House accusing Brig Gen [Brigadeer General] Kentish1 of acting as a procurer to the Dorchester Girls.

Editorial Notes

1Brigadier-General R.J. Kentish, CMG, DSO (1876-1956) Basil Kentish. Served in South Africa with 1st Bn. Royal Irish Fusiliers and in 1914 was awarded one of the first DSOs of the Great War. Famous for his support of games, amateur athletics, and the international Olympic Committee. eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Hampstead

  • Harlech

    Harlech, North Wales, Great Britain
    The location of the Graves family home, called "Erinfa."
  • Dorchester Hotel

    London, England
    Hotel where Jenny Graves performed eds.

People Mentioned

  • Jenny

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

    Kingsley Wood, Sir
    (1891-1943) Minister of Health 1935-1938 eds.


    • Title: Count Belisarius [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A47
    • Date: 1937-07-21
    • Title: Self-Praise [poem]
    • Title: Collected Poems (1938)
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A48
    • Date: 1938-11