ALS, one page, 4.75 x 7, Gray Gables letterhead, June 29, 1897. Polite letter to an old friend. In full, “I have received your very kind letter of the 26th inst and I thank you for it most sincerely. It is exceedingly gratifying to hear from an old friend in such a pleasant way.” Double matted and framed with a color portrait, to an overall size of 19.5 x 17.5. Vertical crease to left edge, a few stray ink marks and slight mirroring to a few words from premature folding, otherwise fine condition. Auction LOA John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and R&R COA.