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Frances Lavinia Norcross, Concord, Mass., autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, 19 July 1891

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Title:
Frances Lavinia Norcross, Concord, Mass., autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, 19 July 1891
Description:
Sending two of Emily Dickinson's poems. Includes transcripts of The mushroom is the elf of plants and A spider sewed at night.
Addressee:
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
Author:
Dickinson, Lavinia Norcross, 1833-1899
Name on Item:
Frances L. Norcross
Date:
July 19, 1891
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Genre:
Poetry
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Manuscripts (America)
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 item.
Notes (citation):
References: Johnson, Thomas H., "The Poems of Emily Dickinson." (Cambridge, Mass., The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1955): Poems 1138 and 1298.
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Poems transcribed in this letters are "A Spider sewed at Night", Johnson Poem 1138 and "The Mushroom is the Elf of Plants-", Johnson Poem 1298.
Language:
English
Accession #:
Ms. Am. 1093 (128)
Identifier:
BPL Higginson number: 135
BPL Higginson number: 135a