Mar 22, 2018 - Sale 2470

Sale 2470 - Lot 212

Price Realized: $ 1,875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
ARRANGING TO MEET WITH JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL DICKENS, CHARLES. Autograph Letter Signed, to James Russell Lowell ("My Dear Mr. Lowell"), giving a potential meeting date and sending New Years wishes. 1 page, 8vo; minor staining above signature from glue verso, horizontal folds. New York, "New Year's Eve" 1867

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"I have been unwell, or I should have sooner written to tell you that the disengaged day in my calendar is Wednesday February 26th. . . ."
Dickens confirmed the meeting in a letter to Lowell on February 13, 1868, in which he agrees to dine with him and his daughter on the 26th (British Academy Pilgrim Edition: The Letters of Charles Dickens, ed. Storey, vol. 12, 2002).