Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Ralph Vaughan Williams

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Thur [21 July 1938]

The White Gates,
Westcott Road,

Dear one

I risk this - Perhaps I ought to be sending to Cathedral Hotel. So glad you go there.1
I don’t see why we can’t meet at Winchester Station about 3.
We had a lovely picnic in Combe bottom yesterday Gaga Vuff2 & the Somers Cocks3 & then a drive to Ewhurst etc -

1.  AVW had addressed the letter to Rose Cottage at Stapleford, near Salisbury, where VW was 'on retreat' and had begun composing after a period of writer's block.
2.  Fredegond Shove & Ermengard Maitland. See VWL252.
3.  John Somers Cocks, later Lord Somers.

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MS Mus. 1714/1/11, ff. 42-43

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