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Letter 99

The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Letter 99
Recipient“Michal” Williams, widow of Charles Williams
Date15 May 1945
Subject(s)Sympathy for Mrs. Williams' loss

Letter 99 is a letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien.

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Tolkien sent his heart out in sympathy. He had grown to admire and love her husband and was more grieved than he could express. Father Gervase Mathew would say a Mass and Tolkien planned to serve him, and he would have Mrs. Williams and her son in his prayers.