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Emily Dickinson, Amherst, Mass., autograph letter to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, January 1877

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Item Information

Title:
Emily Dickinson, Amherst, Mass., autograph letter to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, January 1877
Description:
Sending book by Lowell, stating that her brother is ill.
Addressee:
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
Author:
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886
Date:
January 1877
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Genre:
Poetry
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Manuscripts (America)
Subjects:
Diseases
Books
Extent:
1 item (1 sheet)
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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 486.
Notes (citation):
References: Johnson, Thomas H., "The Letters of Emily Dickinson." (Cambridge, Mass., The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1958): Letter 486 and Johnson, Thomas H., "The Poems of Emily Dickinson." (Cambridge, Mass., The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1955): Poem 1391.
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Poem included within the letter is a variant of the second stanza of "These held their Wick above the West -", Johnson Poem 1391.
Language:
English
Accession #:
Ms. Am. 1093 (78)
Identifier:
BPL Higginson number: 87