1 page, 8vo, integral blank: "I have had some hope to answer your note affirmatively but I do not at present find it possible to go to Madison [Wisconsin]. If it should look practicable by & by, I shall take the liberty to write you...." -- HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL. Autograph letter signed ("O.W. Holmes") to the same, Boston, 14 November 1856, 1 page, 8vo, integral blank: "I regret that my engagements do not permit me to visit the West this season, and consequently I cannot have the pleasure of lecturing at Madison...." -- GREELEY, HORACE. Autograph letter signed in full to the same (while U.S. Minister to Switzerland), New York, 18 May 1876, 1 page, 8vo, integral blank, with original envelope signed by Greeley: "Though my claim to your acquaintance is slight, I am sure you allow me to commend to your kind consideration my friend Mrs. Allen, who...purpose to visit Switzerland this summer...." (3)" /> [AMERICAN AUTHORS]. EMERSON, RALPH WALDO. Autograph letter signed ("R.W. Emerson") to Horace Rublee, Concord, Mass., 19 November 1856, <I>1 page, 8vo, integral blank</I>: "I have had some hope to answer your note affirmatively but I do not at present find it possible to go to Madison [Wisconsin]. If it should look practicable by & by, I shall take the liberty to write you...." -- HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL. Autograph letter signed ("O.W. Holmes") to the same, Boston, 14 November 1856, <I>1 page, 8vo, integral blank</I>: "I regret that my engagements do not permit me to visit the West this season, and consequently I cannot have the pleasure of lecturing at Madison...." -- GREELEY, HORACE. Autograph letter signed in full to the same (while U.S. Minister to Switzerland), New York, 18 May 1876, <I>1 page, 8vo, integral blank, with original envelope signed by Greeley</I>: "Though my claim to your acquaintance is slight, I am sure you allow me to commend to your kind consideration my friend Mrs. Allen, who...purpose to visit Switzerland this summer...." (3) | Christie's