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Letter 283

The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Letter 283
RecipientBenjamin P. Indick
Date7 January 1966
Subject(s)Fan letters

Letter 283 is a letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien.

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Benjamin P. Indick had sent Tolkien a long letter with comments and queries. Tolkien told him he deserved a much longer answer, but he was pressed for time; in fact, if Tolkien wanted to produce more stories, like Indick asked, it meant Tolkien could not answer fan letters at all.