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Letter, 24 January 1959, to Vernon Watkins from Willa Muir

Identifier: Coll-1488
Scope and Contents The letter in Muir's own hand, and signed, is dated 24 January 1959, Priory Cottage, Swaffham Prior, Cambridge, and is addressed to 'Dear Vernon Watkins'. The letter is responding to Watkins' correspondence on the death of her husband, Edwin Muir. She writes that the letter 'will be a comfort to me later, when Edwin's presence in this cottage will have ceased to emphasise his absence, as it surely must do'. She has 'been half demented [...] with grief and exhaustion'. She ends by saying that...

Recollections of Edwin and Willa Muir

 Fonds — Box: Gen.2180, Volume: Gen.2180/4
Identifier: Coll-1883

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