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'''Bruce Charlton 14 June 1973''' is a ''[[Wikipedia:Procuration|per procurationem]]'' [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to Bruce Charlton, written on [[14 June]] [[1973]].<ref name=Notion>{{webcite|author=Bruce Charlton|articleurl=http://notionclubpapers.blogspot.com/2013/10/a-previously-unpublished-letter-from.html|articlename=A previously unpublished letter from JRR Tolkien - 14 June 1973|dated=5 October 2013|website=[http://notionclubpapers.blogspot.com Notionclubpapers.blogspot.com]|accessed=16 October 2012}}</ref>
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On [[14 June]] [[1973]], [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] wrote '''a ''[[Wikipedia:Procuration|per procurationem]]'' [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] to Bruce Charlton'''.<ref name=Notion>{{webcite|author=Bruce Charlton|articleurl=http://notionclubpapers.blogspot.com/2013/10/a-previously-unpublished-letter-from.html|articlename=A previously unpublished letter from JRR Tolkien - 14 June 1973|dated=5 October 2013|website=[http://notionclubpapers.blogspot.com Notionclubpapers.blogspot.com]|accessed=16 October 2012}}</ref>
  
 
==Excerpt==
 
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{{blockquote|Dear Mr Charlton<br/><br/>Thank you very much for your kind letter. I am delighted that my books have given you pleasure.<br/><br/>THE SILMARILLION is far from complete and I have not looked at it for some considerable time. Therefore I regret that I cannot predict when it will see the light of day.<br/><br/>Yours sincerely, <br/><br/>pp. JRR Tolkien<br/><br/>[initials] MJH<ref name=Notion/>}}
Professor JRR Tolkien
 
c/o George Allen & Unwin Ltd.
 
Ruskin House
 
40 Museum Street
 
London WC1A 1LU
 
 
 
14 June 1973
 
 
 
[To:] B Charlton Esq.
 
[Address here]
 
 
 
Dear Mr Charlton
 
 
 
Thank you very much for your kind letter. I am delighted that my books have given you pleasure.
 
 
 
THE SILMARILLION is far from complete and I have not looked at it for some considerable time. Therefore I regret that I cannot predict when it will see the light of day.
 
 
 
Yours sincerely,  
 
 
 
pp. JRR Tolkien
 
 
 
[initials] MJH<ref name=Notion/>
 
</poem>
 
  
 
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[[Category:Letters|Charlton, Bruce]]
 
[[Category:Letters|Charlton, Bruce]]

Latest revision as of 19:38, 29 May 2014

On 14 June 1973, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote a per procurationem letter to Bruce Charlton.[1]

Excerpt[edit]

Dear Mr Charlton

Thank you very much for your kind letter. I am delighted that my books have given you pleasure.

THE SILMARILLION is far from complete and I have not looked at it for some considerable time. Therefore I regret that I cannot predict when it will see the light of day.

Yours sincerely,

pp. JRR Tolkien

[initials] MJH[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Bruce Charlton, "A previously unpublished letter from JRR Tolkien - 14 June 1973" dated 5 October 2013, Notionclubpapers.blogspot.com (accessed 16 October 2012)