March 16 Wednesday .

L.H. proofs all day except for a moment on Swiss Ghost.
Margaret came & went for a walk with me. I bought her 2 silver brooches at Mr Mills & a 1750 Turtleshell1 box 12/62 for us.
Laura working with Len.
x Government retake Caspe.
Critical day in European situation. Russian-French British staffs confer.

Editorial Notes

1tortoiseshell KG
212 shillings, sixpence eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Caspe

    Caspe, Aragon, Spain
    Inland town southeast of Saragossa eds.

People Mentioned

  • Mills

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

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

    Lye, Len
    New Zealand painter, sculptor, and filmmaker whom LR & RG had met in London. He helped with the Seizin Press publications. WG; married to Jane Lye, son Bix. eds.
  • Margaret

    Russell, Margaret
    House-keeper L.R. & R.G. had had in London. WG
  • Liddell Hart

    Liddell Hart, Capt. Basil
    War-fare expert and friend of T.E. Lawrence. Collaborated with RG on a book of T.E.L'.s letters, published in 1938. See RPG p.231. WG & Eds.


    • Title: The Swiss Ghost [formerly The Kind Ghost] [novel]
    • Author: Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1937-04-22