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TCG Letter #346 / Carpenter Letter #220a


From
J.R.R. Tolkien
To
Naomi Mitchison
Date
8 November 1959
Type
Autograph Letter Signed
Transcript
Partial
Writing to Naomi Mitchison, Tolkien apologizes that he has not been able to see her. He and Edith had gone away to Beournemouth and her letters, twice delayed, had not reached him in time to let her know. He says that writing while away is not easy, but then mentions that much of the early part of The Lord of the Rings was written in Sidmouth.

He hopes that his return home will be with some renewed energy.
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References
Biblioasis One catalogue, 1980, listed for $850
Sotheby's Catalogue of Valuable Autograph Letters, Literary Manuscripts and Historical Documents, 12-13 December 1977, p. 183
2 page letter.
Cartas de J.R.R. Tolkien, pp. 436-7, p. 639 (notas de Carpenter)


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