Loosely inserted is a short autograph note by Tolkien, signed with initials ("JRRT"), addressed to Fr Hugh [Maycock] dated 14 December 1966 apologising for a delay "in performing my promise" and now sending "a copy of the Japanese 'Hobbit' with best wishes including Christmas blessings".
Opened in 1884, Pusey House is a religious institution in Oxford and known as a "House of Piety and Learning". Rev. Francis Hugh Maycock (1903-1980) was Principal from 1952 until 1970.
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