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Letter 305

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The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Letter 305
RecipientRayner Unwin
DateJune 26, 1968

Letter 305 is a letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien.

Summary

While preparing to move house, Tolkien fell down a set of stairs on June 17. He reports to Rayner Unwin that his revalidation in an Oxford hospital will prove disastrous for his work and arrangements. He will not be able to lose his crutches until the end of August.