Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Robert Trevelyan

Letter No.: 
VWL1835
Dec 26 [1944]

Dorking

Dear Bob

Thank you very much for the poems.
Our favourites (both of us) are the Azalea Wood & the Grandson (Adeline says you have taught her a new word “solipsist” which she can’t spell yet).
Our love to Bessy and you Julian & Ursula & Erasmus2 & Solipsist.
Yrs

RVW


1. The year of this letter is an estimate; Trevelyan's Collected Works were published in 1939, and a copy of the volume inscribed to RVW by Trevelyan (presently in private collection) is dated 1944.
2. Robert and Bessy Trevelyan's son Julian, a painter, Ursula (née Darwin) Julian's wife, and Philip Erasmus, their grandson.

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Shelfmark of original letter: 
RCT 17.206
Format: 
Letter
Original database number: 
431226a