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Your Scholar (Emily Dickinson), Amherst, Mass., autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, June 1877

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Item Information

Title:
Your Scholar (Emily Dickinson), Amherst, Mass., autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, June 1877
Description:
Expressing affection, discussing his poem Decoration.
Addressee:
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
Author:
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886
Name on Item:
Your Scholar
Date:
June 1877
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Genre:
Poetry
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Manuscripts (America)
Subjects:
Poetry
Extent:
1 item (2 sheets)
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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 503.
Notes (citation):
References: Johnson, Thomas H., "The Letters of Emily Dickinson." (Cambridge, Mass., The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1958): Letter 503 and Johnson, Thomas H., "The Poems of Emily Dickinson." (Cambridge, Mass., The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1955): Poems 1393 and 1394.
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Poems included within the letter is are "Lay this Laurel on the One", Johnson Poem 1393 and "Whose Pink career may have a close", Johnson Poem 1394.
Language:
English
Accession #:
Ms. Am. 1093 (81)
Identifier:
BPL Higginson number: 69