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Letter to Christine Jones

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Christine Jones 9 December 1965 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Christine Jones, a reader in New Jersey,[note 1] written on 9 December 1965.[1][2]


If I answered all the letters I receive as they deserved, I should write nothing else.
J.R.R. Tolkien[1]


  1. The name of the letter receiver is not given in The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: Chronology. However, the letter is said to be kept at the Marquette University Library: in their records, the receiver is identified as "Christine Jones".


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 648
  2. "J.R.R. Tolkien Collection: Other Tolkien Writings, 1911-1976", (accessed 25 May 2013)