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Letter 122, dated [[18 December]] [[1949]], was sent to [[Naomi Mitchison]], and Tolkien announces the completion of ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', and refers to ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', and discusses Nordic and Celtic languages.  
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Letter 122, dated [[December 18|18 December]] [[1949]], was sent to [[Naomi Mitchison]], and Tolkien announces the completion of ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', and refers to ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', and discusses Nordic and Celtic languages.  
  
 
The original letter has been sold through [[Sotheby's]] on several occasions, most recently on 11 December 2006. Sotheby's describes the letter in the following way: "Autograph letter signed ("J.R.R. Tolkien"), 2 pages on one leaf on stationery embossed "3 Manor Road, Holywell, Oxford" (7 x 5 in.; 178 x 127 mm, sight), 12 [SIC] December 1949, to Mrs. Naomi Mitchison ... Matted, framed and double-glazed with a photograph of Tolkien."
 
The original letter has been sold through [[Sotheby's]] on several occasions, most recently on 11 December 2006. Sotheby's describes the letter in the following way: "Autograph letter signed ("J.R.R. Tolkien"), 2 pages on one leaf on stationery embossed "3 Manor Road, Holywell, Oxford" (7 x 5 in.; 178 x 127 mm, sight), 12 [SIC] December 1949, to Mrs. Naomi Mitchison ... Matted, framed and double-glazed with a photograph of Tolkien."

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