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Emily Dickinson, Amherst, Mass., autograph letter to Mary Channing Higginson, late summer 1876

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Item Information

Title:
Emily Dickinson, Amherst, Mass., autograph letter to Mary Channing Higginson, late summer 1876
Description:
Discussing happiness, enclosing pressed fern.
Addressee:
Higginson, Mary Elizabeth, -1877
Author:
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886
Date:
July 1876–August 1876
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
Poetry
Ferns
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Manuscripts (America)
Subjects:
Happiness
Extent:
1 item (1 sheet) + accompanying material
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Notes (acquisition):
Donated to the Boston Public Library by Thomas Wentworth Higginson in 1911.
Notes (date):
Date from Johnson Letter 472.
Notes (citation):
References: Johnson, Thomas H., "The Letters of Emily Dickinson." (Cambridge, Mass., The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1958): Letter 472 and Johnson, Thomas H., "The Poems of Emily Dickinson." (Cambridge, Mass., The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1955): Poem 1361.
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Accompanying material includes 1 envelope and 1 pressed fern.
Poem included within the letter is "The Flake the Wind exasperate", Johnson Poem 1361.
Language:
English
Accession #:
Ms. Am. 1093 (73)
Identifier:
BPL Higginson number: 66
BPL Higginson number: 66b
BPL Higginson number: 66a