Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Guthrie Foote (OUP)

Letter No.: 
VWL2663
[About 28th February 1953]

Herewith proofs of old 100th. Please let me see a revise.
I am troubled about the question of l. c. or cap: for “his” and “him” when referring to the Deity.1 I prefer l. c. following the practice of the Bible, Prayer book, English Hymnal & S. of Praise.2 H. A & M3 on the other hand has caps:
I suppose we must follow the lead of the whole book and not be different4
RVW


1. Lower case or capitals
2. Songs of Praise.
3. Hymns Ancient and Modern.
4. The music was to be included in the Coronation Service book being published by Novello’s.

Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
File 119T
General notes: 

Written in response to a letter of 26th February from Guthrie Foote enclosing first proofs of The Old Hundredth Psalm Tune  Catalogue of Works, 1953/2.

Format: 
Letter
Citation: 
Cobbe 607
Original database number: 
530228