Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Letter No.: 
VWL2617
January 22nd 1953.

The White Gates,
Westcott Road,
Dorking.

Dear Gerald,

You have probably by this time heard from Lady Croft that they offer you £25. We will try and squeeze some more out of them.  Meanwhile, go ahead. And what we can’t get out of the Butterworth Trust we’ll get out of the Cheeseworth Trust.1
My love to Joyce
Yrs

R


1. Lady Croft was Secretary of the Butterworth Trust. It is not clear to what event this refers, but it is referred to again in VW2658, where the amount offered has been raised to £40. The 'Cheeseworth Trust' was VW's joke; he would fund the balance himself.

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Shelfmark of copy: 
Finzi Box 10
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Typewritten, signed.

Format: 
Letter
Original database number: 
530122