Letter to Roger Verhulst (8 April 1966)
Revision as of 00:16, 31 October 2010 by Morgan
- Contents: Tolkien objects (and declines) to participate in the Eerdmans’ book project. The letter also mentions the Charles Williams book project and Charles Williams’ wife. Tolkien talkes about The Silmarillion, mentioning C.S. Lewis is one of the few people who has read parts of the manuscript and that the chief obstacle to its publication is the mass of Tolkien's correspondence.
- Authenticity: High
- Publication: Quotes from the letter have been provided in Tolkien and The Silmarillion. A description of the letter has been provided in W.H. Auden: A Legacy and on the website Tolkien Library.
- Description: One page, 76 Sandfield Road, dictated by Tolkien and signed by Phyllis M. Jenkinson (Tolkien's assistant)