Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald and Joy Finzi

Letter No.: 
VWL2629
[1st February 1953]

Ursula Wood,
57, Gordon Mansions,
Torrington Place, WC1

R Vaughan Williams,
The White Gates,
Dorking,
Surrey

Dear Gerald & Joyce

YOU WILL, WE THINK, NOT BE SURPRISED TO HEAR THAT WE HAVE DECIDED TO MARRY SHORTLY.1

OUR ADDRESSES WILL BE AS ABOVE FOR THE PRESENT, TILL WE FIND A SUITABLE HOUSE.

PLEASE GIVE US YOUR BLESSING. 

(no flowers!)

Love from

Ursula
Uncle Ralph


1. In fact on 7th February.

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Shelfmark of copy: 
Finzi Box 10
General notes: 

Printed card signed. Date from postmark.
This printed card which was sent to many of their friends is reproduced in Jerrold Northrop Moore, Vaughan Williams: A life in Photographs (Oxford 1992), p.104

Format: 
Postcard
Citation: 
Cobbe 601
Original database number: 
530201