Lot #266
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr

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Estimate: $300+


ALS signed “O. W. Holmes,” one page, 5 x 8, Supreme Court of the United States letterhead, March 9, 1930. Letter to George Wharton Pepper, chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association. In full: "Your letter gives me joy and pride, pride that could be much greater if I can persuade myself that I deserve what you say. But my gratitude for such kind words from one of eminence is not limited by the bounds set by experience to self satisfaction. I send my heartfelt thanks to you and to the members of the Philadelphia Bar." In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #583 - Ended May 13, 2020

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