Poet and physician, Oliver Wendell Holmes writes to Dr. Edward Young while in England, Salisbury, July, 21, 1886. Holmes expresses appreciation for the, "very kind letter you have taken the trouble to write me...I am tearing up scores of communications I must keep this among the pleasant records which have helped to make my life happy...." A warmhearted letter fully signed, "Oliver Wendell Holmes." With transmittal envelope and note in Young's hand written on inside envelope flap annotating this letter is from Holmes. Letter was folded to fit into it's small envelope, included, creating visible horizontal center fold. With Carte-de-Visite photograph.
Holmes' son became an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court.