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Kinship of the Half-elven

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'''"Concerning ... ''The Hoard''" and "Kinship of the Half-elven"''' refers to a manuscript by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], enclosed by him in a [[Eileen Elgar 5 March 1964|1964 letter to Eileen Elgar]].  
 
'''"Concerning ... ''The Hoard''" and "Kinship of the Half-elven"''' refers to a manuscript by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], enclosed by him in a [[Eileen Elgar 5 March 1964|1964 letter to Eileen Elgar]].  
  
The manuscript, consisting of nine pages, gives an outline of '[[The Silmarillion]]' by relating his poem '[[The Hoard]]' to this still unpublished work, and includes a family tree illustrating the 'Kinship of the Half-elven' (so entitled).
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The manuscript, consisting of nine pages, gives an outline of '[[The Silmarillion]]' by relating his poem ''[[The Hoard]]'' to this still unpublished work, and includes a family tree illustrating the 'Kinship of the Half-elven' (so entitled).
  
 
The genealogical chart was reproduced in ''[[Sotheby's English Literature and English History 6-7 December 1984]]'' (the letter and manuscript were sold on 6 December 1984 at Sotheby's, London), and in ''[[Beyond Bree]]'' [[Beyond Bree May 1985|May 1985]].
 
The genealogical chart was reproduced in ''[[Sotheby's English Literature and English History 6-7 December 1984]]'' (the letter and manuscript were sold on 6 December 1984 at Sotheby's, London), and in ''[[Beyond Bree]]'' [[Beyond Bree May 1985|May 1985]].

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"Concerning ... The Hoard" and "Kinship of the Half-elven" refers to a manuscript by J.R.R. Tolkien, enclosed by him in a 1964 letter to Eileen Elgar.

The manuscript, consisting of nine pages, gives an outline of 'The Silmarillion' by relating his poem The Hoard to this still unpublished work, and includes a family tree illustrating the 'Kinship of the Half-elven' (so entitled).

The genealogical chart was reproduced in Sotheby's English Literature and English History 6-7 December 1984 (the letter and manuscript were sold on 6 December 1984 at Sotheby's, London), and in Beyond Bree May 1985.

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