Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ralph Wedgwood

Letter No.: 
VWL381
[18th January 1912]

13 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea, S.W.

Dear Randolph

You are the big man you deserve to be now - a triumph for the principle of bad-fellowship. Stick to it - it’s the best in the end I believe.1
Yrs

RVW


1. Wedgwood had been appointed Chief Goods Manager of the North Eastern Railway at York. Quite what the ‘principle of bad-fellowship’ signifies in this context is not clear.

Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
MS Mus. 1714/1/4, ff.112-113
General notes: 

  Date from postmark. Addressed to Wedgwood at the Station Hotel, York.

Format: 
Letter
Original database number: 
120118