Letter from Rev R.R. Martin to Rector of Lincoln College concerning Edward Thomas’ manuscript Oxford.

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A letter from the Rev. R. R. Martin, Rural Dean of Oxford, Rector of St. Martin's and All Saints', Vicar of St. Michael's at the North Gate and Chaplain at New College, to the Rector of Lincoln College, Oxford regarding the manuscript of Edward Thomas's Oxford. Martin declares that he has seen the manuscript and believes it to be of great value, so returns it to the college and instructs the Rector to keep it safely. He refers to a letter enclosed in the manuscript by E. I. Carlyle. The letter also thanks the Rector for coming to a Trustees' meeting and writes that he will as 'Eldridge' to sent the Rector a copy of their scheme. There is a handwritten postscript about the removal of the glass at St. Michael's Church which the College had given shelter, and a handwritten annotation in green ink signed WFO and dated 11 November 1967, which states that the letter could not be found in the manuscript.