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Emily Dickinson, Amherst, Mass., autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, 17 March 1866

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Item Information

Title:
Emily Dickinson, Amherst, Mass., autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, 17 March 1866
Description:
Asking him to visit, discussing and sending clipping of The snake.
Addressee:
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
Author:
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886
Name on Item:
Dickinson
Date:
March 17, 1866
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Newspapers
Genre:
Poetry
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Manuscripts (America)
Subjects:
Visiting
Poetry
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 item.
Notes (citation):
References: Johnson, Thomas H., "The Letters of Emily Dickinson." (Cambridge, Mass., The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1958): Letter 316 and Johnson, Thomas H., "The Poems of Emily Dickinson." (Cambridge, Mass., The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1955): Poem 1067.
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Accompanying material includes 1 envelope postmarked Hadley, Mass. and 1 newspaper clipping titled "The Snake."
Poem included within the letter is "Except the smaller size," Johnson Poem 1067.
Language:
English
Accession #:
Ms. Am. 1093 (23)
Identifier:
BPL Higginson number: 59
BPL Higginson number: 59a
BPL Higginson number: 115