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Letter to Wordsworth (17 February 1958)

Letter to Wordsworth

On 17 February 1958, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote a letter to Wordsworth on his Merton College, Oxford stationary. [1]

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'My dear Wordsworth, Tuesday Feb. 25. Dinner at 7:30. I shall be in my room (Fellows 4) from 7 p.m. onwards. I cannot guarantee any entertainment, but it will be delightful to see you again. Yours J.R.R. T.'

In an annotation by the recipient, he notes in reference to the indicated time of 12:45 am, 'Flattering, don't you think, that he should write even before going to bed!'

References

  1. Wordsworth note at Tolkien Library (accessed 07 September 2014)