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Letter No. Title Transcribed text Datesort descending
VWL3885 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dearest Grace
I listened in on Tuesday.1 All is much clearer & more direct & purposeful than it used to be. I liked the...

19391028
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
VWL3940 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Fiona McCleary

Dear Miss McCleary
Will you read this?1
I know it is a bad moment to ask for help.
But the fact remains that here the...

19391120
VWL1642 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Cedric Glover

Dear Glover1

I hope you will forgive my sending you the enclosed.2
I know it is a difficult time to cry for help...

19391128
VWL3886 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Grace Williams

Dearest Grace
Welcome home to London.
I shd love to come & see you one day when & if possible - but I hardly ever go to London...

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VWL5144 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Daphne

My Dear Daphne
We must be thankful that this situation occasionally produces a little fun!  Perhaps Hitler doesn't like my tunes - in which...

1940----
VWL4436 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Joan Shaw

Dear Joan
Please keep it and use it as you think best not up to Diccon but for Martin & yourself & any other of the family
I am...

1940----
VWL1507 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Hubert Foss (OUP)

Dear Foss,

Thank you very much for all the trouble you are taking over the film1 - I must stipulate that in present...

1940----
VWL4908 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Maud Karpeles

Dear Maud
your letter has made me very unhappy - Perhaps we have done wrong over EFDS1 - (This is breach of confidence)
At...

1940----
VWL4100 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Canon Briggs

Dear Canon Briggs
I have come to the conclusion that what with our hymn & the Shelley things1 I am doing I have for the...

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