RE: [mythsoc] father christmas letters : 1921-22 ?/ LoR translation in Arabic
>Seconding what David said -- the 1921 and 1922 letters don't appear inCould it simply be taht there were no letters written in those years?
>either of the Enlish-language versions of the Christmas letters. The
>first edition also drops the 1923 and 1924 letters. Also, there are no
>letters in the collected "Letters" between 1916 and 1923, and
>Carpenter's "Biography" has little specific to say about these years.
>The family did move at least once (possibly more -- I didn't review too
>closely) during this period, so possibly the letters were lost in a
>move. "The Tolkien Family Album" records that in 1921 or 1922 John and
>Michael caught the measles at a holiday party, and the bother of dealing
>with two sick infants might have something to do with it as well, at
>least for one of the years.
Is there any reference anywhere to there being letters in '21 and '22?