Ken Jackson 29 January 1968
- Subject: Reply to a reader, concerning permission to name his house "Bag End". Tolkien comments that he did not invent the name; Bag End was the local name for the house of his Aunt Jane Neave.
- Publication: A small excerpt was published by Colin Duriez in J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment, p. 455.
Bag End [was] an old tumbledown manor house at the end of an untidy lane that led nowhere else
- The excerpt is also found on the online version of J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment on GoogleBooks.