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Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Boston physician and poet (father of the Supreme Court Justice).

Oliver Wendell Holmes - poet, two page ALS, front and back of 8vo sheet. Holmes offers thanks for “…a little memento in the familiar hand-writing of my father. I cherish all such memorials and am gratified to add this to my collection of them. Abiel Holmes was a prominent colonial clergyman and early historian. Abiel of course had a more famous son and grandson. The letter is in excellent condition but the penmanship is quite fine and lighltly penned. [#4786]