Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Diana Awdry

Letter No.: 
VWL659
[10 February 1929]

13 Cheyne Walk
SW3

My Dear Diana1

Found!
I'm so sorry I worried you with that long wire. The thing was staring me in the face all the time - too obvious to be seen.
It shall be sent to you c/o Mr Sumsion2 1st thing tomorrow.
Awaiting your further esteemed orders.
Yours to command

Ralph Vaughan Williams


1. Diana Awdry (later Diana Oldridge) established a Festival at Stinchcombe in Gloucestershire in 1922. It was closely linked with the Leith Hill Musical Festival and had the same committee. See R.V.W.: a biography, p.141. 
2. Herbert Sumsion, organist at Gloucester Cathedral.

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Shelfmark of original letter: 
MS Mus. 1752/2/1/1, ff. 1-2
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Date from postmark.

Format: 
Letter
Original database number: 
290210