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  |date=[[1923#February|February 13]], [[1923]]
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  |date=[[13 February]] [[1923]]
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  |subject=Thanks for an off print, measles in the household
 
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==Summary==
 
==Summary==
This letter was sent to Mrs E.M. Wright on [[1923#February|13 February 1923]]. Mrs Wright was the wife of [[Joseph Wright]], Tolkien's former philology Professor. Mrs Wright had sent Tolkien an offprint of an article by her husband about ''[[Sir Gawain and the Green Knight]]''. Tolkien acknowledges its arrival, and asks about her husband. He then tells of his home situation: [[John Tolkien|John]] and [[Michael Tolkien|Michael]] had been ill with measles for most of January.  
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[[Elizabeth Mary Wright|Mrs. Wright]] was the wife of [[Joseph Wright]], Tolkien's former philology Professor. Mrs Wright had sent Tolkien an offprint of an article by her husband about ''[[Sir Gawain and the Green Knight]]''. Tolkien acknowledged its arrival with gratitude, and asked about her husband. He then told of his home situation: [[John Tolkien|John]] and [[Michael Tolkien|Michael]] first and then his wife and nursemaid had been ill with measles for most of January.  
  
In a postscript he informs her that philology is making progress at the [[University of Leeds]].  
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In a postscript he informed her that philology was making progress at the [[University of Leeds]].  
 
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Latest revision as of 21:58, 9 June 2011

The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Letter 6
RecipientMrs. E. M. Wright
Date13 February 1923
Subject(s)Thanks for an off print, measles in the household

Letter 6 is a letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien.

[edit] Summary

Mrs. Wright was the wife of Joseph Wright, Tolkien's former philology Professor. Mrs Wright had sent Tolkien an offprint of an article by her husband about Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Tolkien acknowledged its arrival with gratitude, and asked about her husband. He then told of his home situation: John and Michael first and then his wife and nursemaid had been ill with measles for most of January.

In a postscript he informed her that philology was making progress at the University of Leeds.