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Thomas Johnson's Note on Letter 166

MANUSCRIPT: HCL (ARS 10). Ink. Dated: Tuesday Evening.

PUBLICATION: L (1894) 63-64, in part; L (1931) 55-56, in part.

On August 4, Susan Gilbert went to Geneva. This is ED's last known letter to Abiah, who married the Reverend Samuel W. Strong later in the year. There is a finality to the last paragraph which suggests that this letter terminated the correspondence between them.

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