Ap. 30 Sat.

Mr Mills to whom I gave ×××× [indecipherable] a Congo[RG] mask to sell at same price as I gave for it, (not wanting to become a dealer)[RG] gave Laura a tortoiseshell & flamingo fan.
I bought some combs 6d1 & a silver ring 1/-2
In the street market bought two blancmange shapes (4d & 5d) a small picture A year after Marriage 1/-, a pinch-beck watch chain, and clasp 1/- (clasp for the chain of office.)
Laura re-arranged her jewels & beads
Alan & Beryl to tea
Smuggler: a hateful riding on dead horses
Worked over final draft of protocols with Laura till [until] 2

Editorial Notes

1sixpence eds.
21 shilling eds.

Hands Referenced

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

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
  • Alan

    Hodge, Alan
    Oxford history graduate. Became close friends with LR & RG. First husband of Beryl Graves. CP & WG
  • Beryl

    Pritchard, Beryl
    daughter of Harry and Amy Pritchard, R.G.'s second wife. Formerly married to Alan Hodge. Robert and Beryl had four children: William, Lucia, Juan and Tomas. eds


    • Title: Covenant of Literal Morality, The [subtitle Protocol I; privately printed]
    • Author: Aldridge, John, Dorothy Hutchinson, Lucie Brown, Ward Hutchinson, George Buchanan, Alix Kemp, Mary Buchanan, Hary Kemp, Norman Cameron, Len Lye, Gordon Glover, Albert Mills, Robert Graves, Mary Phillips, Sally Graves, Beryl Pritchard, Liddell Hart, David
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Bristol
    • Publisher: Western Printing Services Ltd.
    • Idno: A37
    • Date: 1938
    • Title: Smuggler Scenario [projected screenplay for a Korda film RPG]
    • Author: Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1937-08-26