Ap 19 Tuesday.

All right, more or less.
Working again on book about L.1
To Mr Mills: belt buckle for Dorothy. Roman electrum pin from Tower Bridge 1/62. Also in Praed Street bought cup for saucer of tea cup I once broke for her, and saucer for cup of saucer Karl broke today 1/- & 3d3.
Business with Margaret Russell about her husband who forbids Leonard to go into the Navy: had to take it up with Montagu.
Jack Holmes rang up to acknowledge his lapse: forgotten now.

Editorial Notes

1 book about Laura: see references in Oct. 3, Nov. 27, and 28, 1937. eds.
21 shilling, sixpence eds.
33 pence eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Praed St.

    Paddington, London, England

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

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

    Holmes, Jack
    m. to Winifred Holmes, contributor to World and Ourselves eds.
  • Dorothy

    Simmons, Dorothy
    Sculptor associated with the Graves-Riding inner circle (1938-39). Married to Montague Simmons. eds
  • Montague Simmonds

    Simmons, Montague
    poet, and civil servant in the children's branch of the Home Office; m. to Dorothy Simmons, the sculptress RPG
  • Margaret

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

    Russell, Leonard
    son of Graves' housekeeper Margaret Russell KG
  • Karl/Carl

    Goldschmidt, Karl
    Karl Goldschmidt, later Kenneth Gay: Graphic artist, friend and secretary of Robert Graves and Laura Riding since 1934. R. G. spells both as Carl and Karl.


    • Title: [L.R. Book] [unidentified book started by RG about Laura Riding]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1937-11-27