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Letter to James Ridolfo

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On 12 April 1966, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote a letter to James Ridolfo.[1]

  • Subject: A stock reply to a letter of appreciation, to which Tolkien added: "best wishes! JRR Tolkien".
  • Publication: None.

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Dear Sergeant Ridolfo,
Thank you very much for your kind letter. I am always pleased to hear from people who have read and enjoyed my books. I hope they will continue to give you pleasure.
Best wishes!
J.R.R. Tolkien


  1. Pieter Collier, "Something to celebrate: 30 years The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien" dated 21 January 2011, Tolkien Library (accessed 17 July 2012)