Lot 726: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr

RR Auction

2015-10-29 11:34:49

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Lot 726: ALS signed "O. W. Holmes," two pages both sides, 4 x 6.75, May 17, 1853. Letter to Isaac W. Smith, in part: "I will with great pleasure assign the 16th of November for the Introductory Lecture at Manchester...only to the condition that I am in this vicinity as I expect to be. It will be well I think to drop me a line in September or October, at Pittsfield, Mass. I usually return to Boston about the 20th of October.-In the meantime I have marked in my book-it is the first entry I have made for next season." In fine condition, with slight show-through from writing to opposing sides and a circular area of toning from envelope stamp. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope, addressed in Holmes's own hand. RR Auction's Fine Autographs & Artifacts Friday, 23rd October 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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