MANUSCRIPT: AC. Pencil. Dated: Sunday afternoon. Envelope franked and addressed by Edward Dickinson. Postmarked: Amherst Ms June 20.
PUBLICATION: L (1894) 114-115, in part; L (1931) 113-114, in part; Home 298-300, entire.
After the visit of the New London citizens, it was proposed that the Amherst people should take a similar excursion to New London.
Austin's last letter had evidently asked whether Emily would care to read the poems of the young Scottish poet Alexander Smith (1830-1867). She said that she would (letter no. 127), and the copy he sent of Smith's A Life Drama and Other Poems (1853) is in the Dickinson collection (HC).