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VWL725 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Iris Lemare

Dear Iris

I can bear lots of letters from people I like. Thank you very much for what you say - even if it's not true.1
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VWL726 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ina Boyle

Dear Miss Boyle

Thank you so much for your telegram1  - It was nice of you to think of me.
Yrs very sincerely

R....

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VWL727 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Imogen Holst

Dear Imogen

I did love your telegram.  I do hope Gustav would have thought me right not to refuse - I know he would have (probably did)...

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VWL728 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Robert Longman

Dear Bobby

I’ve already said ‘thank you’ but I want to say so again.  You know all the secrets of my heart - so I won’t be sham modest to...

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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...

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VWL4389 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Lord Farrer

Daer Lord Farrer
Thankyou very much for your letter - I hope you do not think I have betrayed my ancestry - but it seemed more modest to...

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VWL4891 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Mary Fletcher

Dear Mary
Thankyou very much - it's all rather disturbing. In a way I'd rather have remained a freelance - but there it is
Yrs
R...

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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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VWL731 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Gerald Finzi

Dear Gerald

Yrs was one of the best letters I have had. Its an awful responsibility to be chosen to “represent” music - but it wd...

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VWL4843 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Peter Montgomery

Dear Peter
In spite of what you say I must just write to tell you how I liked getting your letter1
Yrs
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