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TCG Letter #6 / Carpenter Letter #6


From
J.R.R. Tolkien
To
E. M. Wright
Date
13 February 1923
Type
Unknown
Transcript
Complete
Tolkien writes to the wife of Joseph WrightEditor of the English Dialect Dictionary and whom Tolkien had studied philology with at Oxford[1] thanking her for sending him her article about Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and some kind comments about his Middle-English Vocabulary work.

This letter is held at the Bodleian Library archives.Shelfmark 'MS. Eng. lett. d. 347, fol. 1'[2]

1 Editor of the English Dialect Dictionary and whom Tolkien had studied philology with at Oxford
2 Shelfmark 'MS. Eng. lett. d. 347, fol. 1'
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References
The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide - Chronology (2017), p. 128 (entry for 'Christmas 1922'), p. 129
J.R.R. Tolkien A Descriptive Bibliography, A1 (Quoted in), p. 3; Di1, p. 350
We note our thanks to Catherine McIlwaine for providing the libraries shelfmark for this letter.


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