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Your Scholar (Emily Dickinson), Amherst, Mass., autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Spring 1886

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Title:
Your Scholar (Emily Dickinson), Amherst, Mass., autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Spring 1886
Description:
Discussing Helen Jackson's death.
Addressee:
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
Author:
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886
Name on Item:
Your Scholar
Date:
March 1886–May 1886
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Genre:
Poetry
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Manuscripts (America)
Subjects:
Death
Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885
Extent:
1 item (3 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 1042.
Notes (citation):
References: Johnson, Thomas H., "The Letters of Emily Dickinson." (Cambridge, Mass., The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1958): Letter 1042 and Johnson, Thomas H., "The Poems of Emily Dickinson." (Cambridge, Mass., The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1955): Poem 1619.
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Poem included within the letter is "Not knowing when the Dawn will come", Johnson Poem 1619.
Language:
English
Accession #:
Ms. Am. 1093 (113)
Identifier:
BPL Higginson number: 101