Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to William Rothenstein

Letter No.: 
July 10 [1935]

From R. Vaughan Williams,
The White Gates,
Westcott Road,

Dear Rothenstein

Please forgive my delay in answering your letter with its kind offer of a portrait for the proposed Holst room.1   Our committee did not meet till quite lately and I told them of your kind offer which they accept with gratitude.2
Yours sincerely

R. Vaughan Williams

1.  The Holst Room was to be a memorial to Gustav Holst at Morley College - see Michael Short, Gustav Holst: the man and his music, p.331.
2.  See VWL732.


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Shelfmark of original letter: 
BMS ENG 1148 (1552)

Location of copy:

Shelfmark of copy: 
MS Mus. 1714/1/9, ff.85-86
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Year from postmark.
In the hand of AVW, signed by VW.

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