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Letter to Mrs Gill

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On 21 February 1963, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote a letter to Mrs Gill.

Mrs Gill 21 February 1963 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Mrs. Gill, composed on 21 February 1963.[1]

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Dear Mrs. Gill,

Thank you very much for your letter. I am so glad you have found pleasure and encouragement in The Lord of the Rings,...I was surprised to learn that you had to wait two years for Vol. III...I regard this as a most gratifying testimonial.

With best wishes,

Yours sincerely,



  1. Christina Scull and Wayne G. Hammond (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 604
  2. Lot1374 (2005) at Robertedwardauctions (accessedd 02 April 2014)