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Letter to Mr Burrows

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Thank you for kind & appreciative letter. I return your 'Hobbit' cover signed.
 
Thank you for kind & appreciative letter. I return your 'Hobbit' cover signed.
  
You have not discovered my address: I left Oxford a year ago. I now live in 'retirement' —in an endeavour to preserve some time free from interruptions. All letters will be forwarded from the above [?] address. I have been unwell during July and this added to the forwarding G.B. P.Office must be my excuse for delay. Best wishes. Yours sincerely
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You have not discovered my address: I left Oxford a year ago. I now live in 'retirement' &mdash;in an endeavour to preserve some time free from interruptions. All letters will be forwarded from the <s>above</s> below address. I have been unwell during July and this added to the forwarding G.B. P.Office must be my excuse for delay. Best wishes. Yours sincerely
  
 
J.R.R. Tolkien
 
J.R.R. Tolkien

Revision as of 13:12, 2 July 2010

Mr Burrows 1 August 1969 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to a Mr Burrows, written on August 1, 1969.

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Dear Mr Burrows,

Thank you for kind & appreciative letter. I return your 'Hobbit' cover signed.

You have not discovered my address: I left Oxford a year ago. I now live in 'retirement' —in an endeavour to preserve some time free from interruptions. All letters will be forwarded from the above below address. I have been unwell during July and this added to the forwarding G.B. P.Office must be my excuse for delay. Best wishes. Yours sincerely

J.R.R. Tolkien

References

  1. Bloomsburyauctions.com, retrieved June 30, 2010