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Thomas Johnson's Note on Letter 314

MANUSCRIPT: BPL (Higg 64). Ink. Dated: Amherst. Enveloped addressed: Col. T. W. Higginson/Newport/Rhode Island. Postmarked: Hadley Ms Jan 27.

PUBLICATION: AM LXVIII (October 1891) 450; L (1931) 281.

This brief note, in which was enclosed the poem "Further in Summer than the Birds," attempts to reestablish a correspondence that had lapsed for eighteen months. ED's dog Carlo had been a favorite companion, and she never got another. (See letter no. 34.)

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