letters from dickinson to mary haven

Thomas Johnson's Note on Letter 200

MANUSCRIPT: HCL (Haven 3). Ink. Dated: Sabbath Eve.

PUBLICATION: Indiana Quarterly for Bookmen I (1945) 117-118; Home 404-405. The concluding quatrain is in Poems (1955) 71.

The Reverend Julius H. Seelye was elected, 20 August 1858, to the chair in philosophy vacated by Professor Haven. Seelye preached in the First Church on February 6. Vinnie was in Boston with Mrs. Loring Norcross, who died in the following year.

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