MANUSCRIPT: missing. The text is from a transcript (HCL) made by Mrs. Anthon for Susan Dickinson. It is dated: Amherst. Mrs. Anthon made another transcript (AC) for Mrs. Todd. There are slight variations in punctuation.
PUBLICATION: L (1894) 146-147; LL 206; L (1931) 144-145.
Mrs. Anthon dated the letter 1859, and it may have been written after her February visit, referred to in the preceeding letter. The persons named in the first paragraph (omitted in all print versions) are probably Susan Gilbert Dickinson, Susan Phelps (see letter no. 221), Eliza Coleman, and Martha Gilbert Smith.