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TCG Letter #144 / Carpenter Letter #73

J.R.R. Tolkien
Christopher Tolkien
10 June 1944
Tolkien acknowledges receiving Christopher's air letter and briefly mentions the weather. He provide updates on recent activities, including efforts in typing, a dinner in Pembroke, and a gathering at Magdalen with the Lewises, C. Williams, and Edison. The letter touches on exams and a mass meeting at Rhodes House. He reflects on memory, discussing the sharpened recall of the recipient, potentially influenced by desire and new images.

Tolkien also mentions that "four of the new eight chapters" (of The Lord of the Rings) have been sent to the typist. This detail was not included in Letters and was supplied by Christopher Tolkien to Hammond/Scull (see page 292, Chronology).
The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien (1981), pp. 84-85, p. 439 (Carpenter notes)
Cartas de J.R.R. Tolkien, pp. 133-4, p. 625 (notas de Carpenter)
Fæder his suna (Father to Son. FS) No. 30

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