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Letter No. Title Transcribed text Datesort descending
VWL559 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ralph Wedgwood

Dear Randolph

I know you don't care about titles - But you must allow your friends to feel pleased when your work is recognized.1...

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VWL4841 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Bernard Van Dieren

Dear Mr Van Dieren
Of course I will willingly do all I can and I enclose a letter to the Prime Minister's secretary which you can use or not...

19300130
VWL1148 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Frederick Dwelly

My Dear Dean1

I need hardly say that I appreciate very much the honour you propose.  Nevertheless I feel that such things are...

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VWL967 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Arnold Bax

My Dear Arnold

You & I don’t care about medals – but when it represents the admiration of all fine musicians for real services it at...

19311105
VWL4592 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Master of the Worshipful Company of Musicians

Dear Sir1
I need hardly say how much I appreciate the honour done me my2 the Worshipful Company of Musicians in...

19340713
VWL3867 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dearest Grace
Many, many thanks - it is these letters from my friends which mitigate the awful prospect of having to go to Buck Pal in fancy...

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VWL546 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Elizabeth Trevelyan

Dear Bessie

Thank you so much for writing1 - you at all events know that as M. Balieff of the Chauve-Souris2 says “we...

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VWL717 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Cordelia Curle

Belov Boo

You will see in your D.T.1 that R has accepted an O.M.2
He had the letter offering it from the King's...

19350603
VWL721 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Boris Ord

Dear Ord

Thank you so much for your letter.
Those poor boys! I think they are quite right. I can cap your story with another of...

19350607
VWL723 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Arnold Goldsbrough

Dear Arnold

Thank you so very much1. You have had more opportunities than most of finding out how little I know about music - so...

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