MANUSCRIPT: AC. Ink and pencil. Undated. Reproduced in facsimile in Letters (1931) 188.
PUBLICATION: L (1894) 198-199; LL 221; L (1931) 188-189.
On 8 April 1859 Samuel Bowles wrote Charles Allen: "I had the present of a bottle of wine this week, from a woman, with an affectionate note. We had some good food Fast-day [April 7] and we drank the wine." (George S. Merriam, Life and Times of Samuel Bowles 296.)