Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Simona Pakenham

Letter No.: 
VWL3532
[24 July 1957]

From R. Vaughan Williams,
10, Hanover Terrace,
Regents Park,
London, N.W.1.

My dearest Simona,

Ursula is away with her father who is very ill1 - I think your screed is splendid. I do hope you are convalesc[ing] well2 - will you forgive me if I point out 2 misspells3

Spiel not speil
 and
you wrap a parcel, but y[ou] rap knuckles

All love

RVW


1. UVW's father, Robert Lock, died on 25 July.
2. Simona Pakenham had had a recent operation.
3. Pakenham's book Ralph Vaughan Williams: A discovery of his music was published in 1957.

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570724