Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William McKie

Letter No.: 
April 5 [1947]

The White Gates

Dear Dr McKie
Will you send the copy (the only one) to Peterkin1 OUP 36 Soho Square - he might be able to get proof copies out in time
Yrs sincerely
R Vaughan Williams

1. Norman Peterkin, head of music at Oxford University Press.  At McKie's request, VW had composed The souls of the righteous for the dedication of the Battle of Britain chapel at Westminster Abbey, which was to be on 10 July 1947. VW also wrote to Peterkin to tell him of the arrangements; see VWL2164.

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MS 62316