Letter to Eileen Elgar (5 March 1964)
From Tolkien Gateway
- Contents: The letter is a reply to Mrs Elgar's questions concerning some poems from The Adventures of Tom Bombadil and Other Verses from the Red Book. Tolkien also encloses the manuscripts Concerning ... 'The Hoard' and Kinship of the Half-elven.
- Publication: Reproduced in Sotheby's English Literature and English History 6-7 December 1984. An excerpt from the letter, concerning the poem "Fastitocalon", was published as letter 255 in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien.