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Letter 305

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

Summary

This fragment of a letter, dated June 26, 1968, was sent to Rayner Unwin. While preparing to move house, Tolkien fell down a set of stairs on June 17. He reports to Rayner 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.