MANUSCRIPT: A.C. Pencil. Dated: Monday noon. Envelope franked and addressed by Edward Dickinson. Postmarked: Boston May 17. An attempt has been made throughout to erase the name "Sue."
PUBLICATION: L (1931) 112-113, in part; Home 287-289 entire, except for mutilated parts.
The "Monson folks" presumably included Mrs. Dickinson's stepmother, Sarah Vaill Norcross. The first regular trip of a passenger train on the Amherst and Belchertown Railroad was made on May 9. On May 24 the First Church voted to invite the Reverend Edward S. Dwight to become their pastor. He accepted the call in August.