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Thomas Johnson's Note on Letter 319

MANUSCRIPT: BPL (Higg 60). Ink. Dated: Amherst. Envelope addressed: Col. T. W. Higginson/Newport/Rhode Island. Postmarked: Hadley Ms Jun 9.

PUBLICATION: L (1931) 282-283.

Higginson has again urged her to come to Boston, and this is her second refusal. It is her first invitation that he visit Amherst. In the letter she enclosed four poems: "Blazing in Gold," "Ample make this Bed," "To undertake is to achieve," and "As imperceptibly as Grief."

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