1880. Item #9661
LOWELL, James Russell. Autograph Letter Signed. One page, dated Sept. 13, 1880. Lowell thanks his correspondent for an invitation to visit but declines as he was away in the country at the time the invitation came. [In part]: "I pray you to accept my very sincere thanks for the trouble you have so kindly taken on my account & my regret at not having been able to accept your hospitable invitation." About 60 words. Attractively mounted with a steel-engraving of Lowell in an 11- by 14-inch mat, ready to frame. $250.00.