Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Roy Douglas

Letter No.: 
VWL2359
Jan 27 [1952?]

The White Gates,
Westcott Road,
Dorking

Dear Roy
Here is something “on account” – Let me know some time what the total ought to be – though indeed the price of your wisdom is above rubies1 – unfortunately I haven’t got any rubies
Yrs
R Vaughan Williams 


1. From the Old Testament, Book of Job 28:18: 'the price of wisdom is above rubies'.

Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
Add MS 63547, f. 42
General notes: 

Date from Douglas, Working with Vaughan Williams, p.37.

Format: 
Letter
Citation: 
Douglas, Working with Vaughan Williams, p.37
Original database number: 
520127