Letter to Przemyslaw Mroczkowski (December 1959)
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- Authenticity: High (provenance: by descent from the recipient; also included in Addenda and Corrigenda to The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: Chronology)
- Publication: A description of the letter was included in Christie's Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts 1 June 2009.
[Description and excerpt:] "In December 1959 [Tolkien] complains that he finds 'compulsory retirement both distressing, and extremely laborious', complaining about his 'very inadequate pension'"