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Letter to Jane T. Sibley

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'''Jane T. Sibley 30 May 1964''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to a reader, miss Jane T. Sibley of [[wikipedia:Haddam, Connecticut|Haddam, Connecticut]] written on [[30 May|May 30]]th, [[1964]]. It informs the reader than the [[runes]] in ''[[The Hobbit]]'' and ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' are not the same set. Typed on Tolkien's own, preprinted paper (selfadressed to [[76 Sandfield Road]]. Signed and accompanied by a handwritten note suggesting further reading. Copyright by the [[Tolkien Trust]].  
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On [[30 May]] [[1964]], [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] wrote '''[[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|a letter]] to Jane T. Sibley'''  of [[wikipedia:Haddam, Connecticut|Haddam, Connecticut]]. It informs the reader that the [[runes]] in ''[[The Hobbit]]'' and ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' are not the same set. Typed on Tolkien's own, preprinted paper (self-addressed to [[76 Sandfield Road]]. Signed and accompanied by a handwritten note suggesting further reading. Copyright by the [[Tolkien Trust]].  
  
* '''Authenticity:''' High
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* '''Publication:''' The letter was first printed in an article by Jane T. Sibley in ''Niekas'' 38, 1989 (pp. 13, 67). A revised version of the material was published in [[Vinyar Tengwar 6|''Vinyar Tengwar'' 6]] ([[July]] [[1989]]): a photocopy reproduction of the letter is featured on the back, and commentaries and a transcription (by Sibley) are given on pages 7-8.
* '''Publication:''' A photocopy reproduction of the letter was featured on the back of ''[[Vinyar Tengwar]]'' [[Vinyar Tengwar 6|6]] ([[July]] [[1989]]), and commentaries and a transcription (by Jane T. Sibley) were given on pages 7-8.
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Latest revision as of 19:25, 16 May 2017

On 30 May 1964, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote a letter to Jane T. Sibley of Haddam, Connecticut. It informs the reader that the runes in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings are not the same set. Typed on Tolkien's own, preprinted paper (self-addressed to 76 Sandfield Road. Signed and accompanied by a handwritten note suggesting further reading. Copyright by the Tolkien Trust.

  • Publication: The letter was first printed in an article by Jane T. Sibley in Niekas 38, 1989 (pp. 13, 67). A revised version of the material was published in Vinyar Tengwar 6 (July 1989): a photocopy reproduction of the letter is featured on the back, and commentaries and a transcription (by Sibley) are given on pages 7-8.