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Letter 305

The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Letter 305
RecipientRayner Unwin
Date26 June 1968

Letter 305 is a letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien.

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While preparing to move house, Tolkien fell down a set of stairs on June 17. He reported to Rayner Unwin that his invalidation in an Oxford hospital would prove disastrous for his work and arrangements. He was unable to lose his crutches until the end of August.