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VWL1621 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Elisabeth Lutyens

My Dear Mrs Glennie1

(or do I on these formal occasions call you Elisabeth Lutyens?) I am most anxious to help and wd...

19391106
VWL1229 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Elisabeth Lutyens

My Dear Miss Lutyens

I shall be happy to do what I can on your council1 - but not as Chairman please.
For one thing I do...

19391213
VWL1431 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Iris Lemare

(Forgive wartime paper)

Dear Iris

It was very good to have news of you - why not stick to farming? - there are not many people who...

19400825
VWL1442 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Iris Lemare

My dear Iris1

There seem to be several shadowy schemes - but nothing seems to materialize.
(1) I believe the I.S.M. were...

19401004
VWL1467 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Mary Glasgow

Dear Miss Glasgow1

Many thanks for your letter.
I have already had a talk with Mr. [Tom] Harrison and have written him a...

19401102
VWL5087 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Jean Stewart

My most sweet & belovedest Jean
I am dreadfully distressed to hear from Ursula that you have been very ill - I do hope you are better now...

19410310
VWL3679 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Michael Mullinar

Dear Michael

I shall love to have C.K.1 for my Godson.  But I cannot promise to carry out all the prayer book says!
All my...

19410623
VWL4127 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Christopher le Fleming

Dear le Fleming
But I must just say 'thank you' which I do from my heart.
I see you are playing for CEMA.1
yrs
R...

19420705
VWL1795 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Mary Glasgow

Confidential

Dear Miss Glasgow1

Here is my promised cantankerous letter.
It concerns a letter which was sent...

19430731
VWL1799 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Mary Glasgow

Dear Miss Glasgow

Thank you for your helpful answer to my letter1
- We shall probably discuss these things at our September...

19430815

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