Letter 22 is the twenty-second letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien.


In this letter, Tolkien enclosed a duplicate of A Long-expected Party, the first chapter of the The Lord of the Rings (presumably for Rayner Unwin to review).

He had also mentioned that he had receive a letter from a young reader with a list of errata found in The Hobbit. Thus he had tasked his youngest son Christopher, why should kept bed at the time with a heart condition, with discovering additionally, paying him twopence for every mistake. Tolkien encased both the rundowns, hoping that they might be needed in the future.

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