Tuesday May 24th

All day phoning & letters and going over Lawrence excisions (by trustees1) with a view to pleading against them.
At Mr Mills, presents for Honor & Gordon, and for us a Nelson-time (4/-2) sail-caulker and 4 real pewter ash-trays (once property of Ellen Terry3) being travellers samples of plates: (so we can discard the old ones, which are modern) 10/-
Also small horn box 1/6 (to Jane)
×××× [indecipherable] Smuggler[RG] till [until] very late

Editorial Notes

1 Lawrence Trustees eds.
24 shillings eds.
3actress (1848-1928) eds.

Hands Referenced

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

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
  • Jane

    Lye, Jane
    Married to New Zealand artist/ film-maker Len Lye; son Bix Lye. Friends with R.G. and L.R. Visited Graves and Riding in Majorca (1930), where Jane provided secretarial assistance. eds (RPG 138).
  • Honor

    Wyatt, Honor
    Journalist. Arrived in Deyá fortuitously. Married to Gordon Glover...Son Julian. W.G. First acquainted with R.G. and L.R. early in 1934; returned to visit in 1935; continued friendship in England. eds (RPG 211).
  • Gordon

    Glover, Gordon
    Married to Honor Wyatt. WG
  • T.E.

    Lawrence, T. E.
    'Lawrence of Arabia.' Met Robert in Oxford in the early twenties. Made Robert his biographer and had him write "Lawrence and the Arabs." WG


    • Title: T.E. Lawrence to His Biographer
    • Author: Lawrence, T.E.
    • Editor: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: New York
    • Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc.
    • Idno: A49
    • Date: 1938