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VWL2807 Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to Mrs Turner

Dear Mrs Turner

I return the letter you so kindly sent for us to see - it is unmistakeably1 my husband’s handwriting.  I think...

19540325
VWL2802 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Mrs Turner

Dear Mrs Turner,

I fear I cannot claim to have written the letter you refer to.  During the first world war I was a private in the 2/4...

19540320
VWL4361 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Mary Watts

Dear Miss Watts1
A lovely parcel arrived 3 days ago - all in perfect condition. Was it No 5?  it contained Quince Jam...

19480702
VWL4971 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Secretary of the Society for the Protection of Science and Learning

Dear Sir,
I venture to place before you the case of Dr. Sohn, 131 Bewick Road, Gateshead-on-Tyne.
Dr. Sohn is a Scientist and now has a...

19480429
VWL4356 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Mary Watts

Dear Miss Watts1
Your parcel of soaps arrived on March 7 all safely packed - it is very very kind of you and your present is very...

19480310
VWL4359 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Victor Sheppard

Dear Mr. Sheppard
Many thanks for your kind letter. My husband asks me to write for him to say how much he appreciates your offer to send us...

19471029
VWL2166 Internal BBC memorandum to the Home News Editor from Sir Adrian Boult

Dr R. Vaughan Williams, D.M.

I happened to be asked to go down and give away the prizes at the revival of the Leith [Hill] Music Festival,...

19470418
VWL4972 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to the Secretary of the Society for the Protection of Science and Learning

Dear Miss Ursell
I take the liberty of writing to you about my great friend and ex-pupil Mrs Glatz (née Helen Hunter).1 She...

19460806
VWL5139 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cranleigh Choral Society

Dear Mr. Jackson,
I shall be happy to accept your kind invitation to continue my Presidency of the Cranleigh Choral Society.
...

19451102
VWL1889 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Victor Hely-Hutchinson (BBC)

Dear Hely Hutchinson

Thank you very much for your courteous telephone call. I am sorry I was out. It was an excellent recording1...

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