My thanks are due to the members of Mr. Emerson's family, and the other friends who kindly assisted me by lending interesting letters and furnishing valuable information.
The Index, carefully made by Mr. J. H. Wiggin, was revised and somewhat abridged by myself.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES.
BOSTON, November 25,1884.
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Publication information: Book title: Ralph Waldo Emerson. Contributors: Oliver Wendell Holmes - Author. Publisher: Houghton Mifflin. Place of publication: Boston. Publication year: 1885. Page number: Not available.