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Letter to Vera Chapman and the Tolkien Society

On 6 February 1972, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote a letter to Vera Chapman and The Tolkien Society.

  • Contents: Tolkien thanks the letter receivers for their good wishes and birthday gift.[1][2]
  • Publication: Mallorn 5.

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Dear Mrs. Chapman,

May I thank you and the Tolkien Society for your good wishes and kind gift on my 80th birthday. I appreciated your generosity very much indeed.

Best wishes,

Yours sincerely,

J.R.R. Tolkien

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  1. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: Chronology, p. 759
  2. An Illustrated Tolkien Bibliography, at