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Letter to Liège University (9 September 1954)

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'''Liège University 9 September 1954''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to the Rector of the [[Wikipedia:University of Liège|University of Liège]], written on [[9 September|September 9]]th, [[1954]].<ref>{{CG|C}}, p. 439</ref>
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On [[9 September]] [[1954]], [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] wrote '''[[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|a letter]] to the Rector of the [[Wikipedia:University of Liège|University of Liège]]'''.<ref>{{CG|C}}, p. 439</ref>
  
 
*'''Subject:'''The letter concerns the festivities of Tolkien's reception of an honorary doctorate at the University of Liège on [[2 October|October 2]]nd, [[1954]] (he was suggested as a candidate by [[Simonne d'Ardenne]]).
 
*'''Subject:'''The letter concerns the festivities of Tolkien's reception of an honorary doctorate at the University of Liège on [[2 October|October 2]]nd, [[1954]] (he was suggested as a candidate by [[Simonne d'Ardenne]]).

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On 9 September 1954, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote a letter to the Rector of the University of Liège.[1]

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"I also have very great pleasure in accepting to lunch on after the ceremony; but I much regret that my wife will, for reasons of health, be unable to accompany me on this occasion."
― J.R.R. Tolkien (in Lembas Extra: Proceedings of the 5th Unquendor Lustrum, p.56)

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  1. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 439