References in classic literature ?
Says I, if it could stay where it is, all right; because when we get down the river a hundred mile or two I could write back to Mary Jane, and she could dig him up again and get it; but that ain't the thing that's going to happen; the thing that's going to happen is, the money 'll be found when they come to screw on the lid.
She would write back, and say, "Send me references to your character, and I will see what can be done.
You might write to me again; and I might write back.