Autograph Letter, Signed "O W Holmes," Boston (?), July 4, 1880.
Holmes Thanks an Editor [Manuscript]. Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr. [1841-1935]. [King, Moses (1853-1909)]. [Autograph Letter, Signed "O W Holmes," Boston (?), July 4, 1880]. 6-3/4" x 4-1/2" sheet, content to recto. Faint horizontal fold line, negligible offsetting to upper-right corner. Letter accompanied by typed transcription. $950. * Holmes's letter dates from the period when he was practicing law in Boston and active as a legal scholar. King, a Harvard graduate, was an editor and publisher who specialized in guidebooks. In this letter Holmes thanks King for allowing him to correct the proof for an un-named publication, possibly the second edition of King's Harvard and Its Surroundings (1880), noting "Some of the corrections which I have made I can swear to as what I said - the rest as what I meant to say."
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