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Donald A. Wollheim 10 February 1966

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Dear Mr. Wollheim, I regret the delay in replying to your letter of Jan 27th. I have been away from home - I was am an advance victim of the influenza epidemic now widespread in this country. Thanks for your expressions of esteem, Yours Sincerely J.R.R. Tolkien.
 
Dear Mr. Wollheim, I regret the delay in replying to your letter of Jan 27th. I have been away from home - I was am an advance victim of the influenza epidemic now widespread in this country. Thanks for your expressions of esteem, Yours Sincerely J.R.R. Tolkien.
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Enclosed: two copies of the proposed agreement, signed. Also a copy of an 'agreed statement' which I will send out as soon as I hear that it is acceptable. JRRT.
  
 
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Revision as of 19:40, 11 April 2010

Donald A. Wollheim 20 February 1966 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Mr. Donald A. Wollheim, editor for Ace Books, written on February 20th, 1966.

  • Authenticity: High/Medium
  • Publication: A transcription of the letter is found on the web site The Tolkien Bookshelf[1], where the letter is offered for sale.

Excerpt

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Dear Mr. Wollheim, I regret the delay in replying to your letter of Jan 27th. I have been away from home - I was am an advance victim of the influenza epidemic now widespread in this country. Thanks for your expressions of esteem, Yours Sincerely J.R.R. Tolkien.

Enclosed: two copies of the proposed agreement, signed. Also a copy of an 'agreed statement' which I will send out as soon as I hear that it is acceptable. JRRT.

References

  1. The Tolkien Bookshelf, as of April 11, 2010.