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Letter to Jane T. Sibley

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'''Jane T. Sibley 30 May 1964''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to a reader, miss Jane T. Sibley of [[wikipedia:Haddam, Connecticut|Haddam, Connecticut]] written on [[May 30]]th, [[1964]]. It informs the reader than the [[runes]] in ''[[The Hobbit]]'' and ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' are not the same set. Typed on Tolkien's own, preprinted paper (selfadressed to [[76 Sandfield Road]]. Signed and accompanied by a handwritten note suggesting further reading. Copyright by the [[Tolkien Trust]].  
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'''Jane T. Sibley 30 May 1964''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to a reader, miss Jane T. Sibley of [[wikipedia:Haddam, Connecticut|Haddam, Connecticut]] written on [[30 May|May 30]]th, [[1964]]. It informs the reader than the [[runes]] in ''[[The Hobbit]]'' and ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' are not the same set. Typed on Tolkien's own, preprinted paper (selfadressed to [[76 Sandfield Road]]. Signed and accompanied by a handwritten note suggesting further reading. Copyright by the [[Tolkien Trust]].  
  
 
* '''Authenticity:''' High
 
* '''Authenticity:''' High

Revision as of 15:03, 9 June 2011

Jane T. Sibley 30 May 1964 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to a reader, miss Jane T. Sibley of Haddam, Connecticut written on May 30th, 1964. It informs the reader than the runes in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings are not the same set. Typed on Tolkien's own, preprinted paper (selfadressed to 76 Sandfield Road. Signed and accompanied by a handwritten note suggesting further reading. Copyright by the Tolkien Trust.

  • Authenticity: High
  • Publication: A photocopy reproduction of the letter was featured on the back of Vinyar Tengwar 6 (July 1989), and commentaries and a transcription (by Jane T. Sibley) were given on pages 7-8.