Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harry Stubbs

Letter No.: 
VWL3116
9th November, 1949

The White Gates,
Dorking, SURREY.

Dear Mr. Stubbs,

Many thanks for your letter and instructions.  I shall be coming by car and will be with you at 4 o'clock.1
I hope that Michael Mullinar will be able to come too, but he is not quite certain whether he will be back in time from a provincial engagement.
Yours sincerely,

R. Vaughan Williams
(R. Vaughan Williams).

I have read your letter.  It wd be splendid if Steuart Wilson cd come.2

H. Stubbs, Esq.,
Kenway Cottage,
74, Kenway Road, S.W.5.


1.  This refers to a rehearsal by the Tudor Singers which VW and Michael Mullinar attended in London for the concert at The White Gates on 20 November.
2.  Wilson was the reciter at the White Gates concert.

Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
Add MS 71700, f.72
General notes: 

Typewritten, signed and final sentence added in manuscript.
The programme included the Schwiller String Quartet, Steuart WIlson, Michael Mullinar and the Tudor Singers.

Format: 
Letter
Original database number: 
491109a