Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Cordelia Curle

Letter No.: 
June 8th [1935]

The White Gates,
Westcott Road,

Belov Boo

Perhaps this may be the last letter to reach you if you are setting off on 14th as Uncle T writes.
All is well with us - Yes - R had a letter from the King's Sec about 3 months ago asking him if he'd have the O M.1
It is the only recognition that I could bear for him -
July 9 is the “Investiture” evening dress coat - black breeches - silk stockings & court shoes!  Let us hope Moss2 can provide - 
Very stormy here - in fact gales that are only experienced in October -
Hon3 & J & Liesbeth shopped in Guildford on Thursday & had a dashing tea at Woolworth -
Love to dear Ad4

1.  The Order of Merit.
2.  A reference to Moss Bros, a shop with dress appropriate for special occasions, such as investitures, available for hire.
3.  Honorine Williamson, who lived with the VWs at this time.
4.  Adam Curle, son of Cordelia.

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MS Mus. 1714/1/9, ff.102-103
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