Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Daniel Gregory Mason

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[25th August 1922]

Leith Hill Place
Nr Dorking

Dear Mr Mason1

I have delayed long in writing to thank you for your interesting and discriminatory article in the “Freeman”.2 It serves to remind me of the delightful days I spent in Norfolk,3 & of the pleasure of having made your acquaintance & that of Mrs Mason, to whom please give my kind regards as well as from my wife.
Yours very sincerely

R. Vaughan Williams

1. American composer, teacher and author. His teaching career was spent at Columbia University from where he retired in 1942. He was an Assistant Professor at the time of this letter.
2. Unidentified publication
3. The VWs would have met Mason while staying with Mr & Mrs Carl Stoeckel earlier in the year in Norfolk, Connecticut; see VWL497.

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Date from postmark. Envelope addressed to Dr Daniel Gregory Mason, Norfolk, Connecticut, U.S.A.

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