MANUSCRIPT: AC. Pencil. Thursday Evening. Envelope missing. Much of the third paragraph has been erased, but all of it can be read.
PUBLICATION: L (1894) 118-119, in part; L (1931) 116-117, in part; AB 98, in part; Home 337-338.
Lavinia either went to Boston with her father, or followed alone a few days later. George Howland was her friend. The word "ride" refers to driving or sleighing. Horseback riding is specifically named so.