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Emily Dickinson, Amherst, Mass., autograph letter to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, December 1878

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Item Information

Title:
Emily Dickinson, Amherst, Mass., autograph letter to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, December 1878
Description:
About love, congratulating his engagement.
Addressee:
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
Author:
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886
Date:
December 1878
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Genre:
Poetry
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Manuscripts (America)
Subjects:
Love
Courtship
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 575.
Notes (citation):
References: Johnson, Thomas H., "The Letters of Emily Dickinson." (Cambridge, Mass., The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1958): Letter 575 amd Johnson, Thomas H., "The Poems of Emily Dickinson." (Cambridge, Mass., The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1955): Poem 1462.
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Poem included within the letter is "We knew not that we were to live -", Johnson Poem 1462.
Language:
English
Accession #:
Ms. Am. 1093 (96)
Identifier:
BPL Higginson number: 99