Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Edward Elgar

Letter No.: 
[About 4th June 1933]

The White Gates,
Westcott Road,

Dear Sir Edward Elgar

I, among hundreds of others, want to take this occasion to affirm my admiration & respect.
I will not insult you be congratulating you, but I do congratulate the order which has secured so distinguished a member.
You will be receiving many letters & of course no one expects an answer.
Yours very sincerely

R. Vaughan Williams

1. Elgar had been appointed a KCVO (Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order) in the Birthday Honours.

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MS Mus. 1714/2/5, f.105
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