EMERSON ASKS TO
POSTPONE A MEETING
59. Ralph Waldo Emerson. Autograph letter to E.R.
Hoar, January 1, . Ink on paper. From the Hoar
family papers, presented by Virginia Hoar Frecha, 1999.
Emerson wrote this letter from Milton—where his married daughter Edith lived—on January 1, 1866, asking Town Library Committee chairman E.R. Hoar if it might be possible to delay the upcoming Library Committee meeting by a day.
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