'Thank you' letter for Lionel Logue's address

Typed letter on headed notepaper from Buckingham Palace

A letter of thanks from Buckingham Palace to John Murray V. Murray had recommended Lionel Logue as a speech therapist to help with the stammer of the Duke of York (the future King George VI).


Buckingham Palace

18th May, 1925.

My dear John,

I ought to have written before to thank you for your letter of the 11th. instant, giving the address of Mr Logue, which I will pass on to the Duke of York's people.

Yours ever,

[Baron] Stamfordham [Arthur Bigge]

John Murray Esq, CVO
50 Albemarle Street,

The success of Logue's work with the monarch is portrayed in the Oscar-winning film 'The king's speech'.

Read the news story about this John Murray Archive letter.

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