Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Elizabeth Acland Allen

Letter No.: 
VWL1597
Dec 7th [1941]

From R. Vaughan Williams,
The White Gates,
Westcott Road,
Dorking.

Ref. (1) 124/RAA/RB

Dear Madam1

I am very sorry that a previous engagement will prevent my attending the meeting to do honour to the memory of such a splendid man.
Yours faithfully

R. Vaughan Williams


1. Elizabeth Acland Allen was General Secretary of the National Council of Civil Liberties.
2. VW had been invited to a meeting of the National Council of Civil Liberties on 11th December 1941, held at the Caxton Hall in memory of Henry W. Nevinson, President of the Council. Nevinson was married to Evelyn Sharp, librettist of The Poisoned Kiss.

Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
MS. Eng. Misc d.663, f. 40
General notes: 

Dtae stamped ''Dec 1941' (date of receipt).

Format: 
Letter
Original database number: 
411207