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Letter to Agatha Carew Hunt

Agatha Carew Hunt 4 October 1965.jpg

On 4 October 1969, J.R.R. Tolkien sent a letter to Agatha Carew Hunt.[1][2]

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I am v sorry that this note was not posted until 4/10/65. A change of secretary and a load of work suddenly imposed on me by USA "pirates" is responsible. I have just found this in a pile of neglect, clearing up before going away.

Best wishes

J.R.R. Tolkien

[edit] References

  1. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 644
  2. Pieter Collier, "Something to celebrate: 30 years The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien" dated 21 January 2011, Tolkien Library (accessed 17 July 2012)
  3. "Children’s and Illustrated Books. 2003" , TolkienBooks.net (accessed 30 March 2014)