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Letter to Liège University (18 October 1954)

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Liège University 18 October 1954 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to the Rector of the University of Liège, written on October 18th, 1954.

The letter concerns the festivities of Tolkien's reception of an honorary doctorate at the University of Liège on October 2nd, 1954 (he was suggested as a candidate by Simonne d'Ardenne).

Excerpt

"I returned from Belgium to considerate pressure of business, and have been obliged to come to Ireland on academic affairs."
― J.R.R. Tolkien (in Lembas Extra: Proceedings of the 5th Unquendor Lustrum, p.57)

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