American statesman (1794–1865) who served in the House and Senate and as President of Harvard, Minister to Great Britain, and Secretary of State. ALS, one page both sides, 4.75 x 7.25, no date. Everett writes to Charles Sumner. In part: “I do not feel equal to our proposed visit, which I deeply regret. Pray including me in the kind things you say to the Prince & his party and with my sincere regret that I cannot take leave of them in person….” Mailing fold to signature and mild soiling and handling wear, otherwise fine condition. R&R COA.