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===First version===
 
===First version===
The first version is written in a vowel-mode which employs tengwar for vowels, like the [[Mode of Beleriand]]. The text goes:
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The first version is written in the [[Mode of Beleriand]]. The text goes:
 
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===Second Version===
 
===Second Version===
This second version polishes up some minor mistakes and corrections in the first, but omits the date and place of the letter, and ''ar Arnor'' has been added after the first ''Gondor''. It is also written in the vowel mode.
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This second version polishes up some minor mistakes and corrections in the first, but omits the date and place of the letter, and ''ar Arnor'' has been added after the first ''Gondor''. It is also written in the Beleriandic mode.
  
 
===Third Version===
 
===Third Version===
This version, included in a second sketch of the epilogue, uses vowel-[[tehtar]] instead of the vowel-tengwar of the previous mode. The text itself is slightly different from the second version. The word order of the first sentence is changed, and in the postscript, the year is added: 1436 of the [[Shire Reckoning]] in the English version, and 16 in the [[Stewards' Reckoning]]. The signature, which could not exist of two vowels in this mode, is written ''Ar•El•''
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This version, included in a second sketch of the epilogue, uses vowel-[[tehtar]] instead of the vowel-tengwar of the Mode of Beleriand. The text itself is slightly different from the second version. The word order of the first sentence is changed, and in the postscript, the year is added: 1436 of the [[Shire Reckoning]] in the English version, and 16 in the [[Stewards' Reckoning]]. The signature, which could not exist of two vowels in this mode, is written ''Ar•El•''
  
 
==Significance==
 
==Significance==

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