MANUSCRIPT: BPL (Higg 106). Ink.
PUBLICATION: L (1894) 327-328; LL 306-307; L (1931) 309-310.
Higginson sailed for Europe during the spring, and had evidently written ED that he expected to return in November. He was in fact home by late October. This letter must have been sent to some address abroad. Its conclusion is a variant of that in the letter which follows.
A variant of the fourth paragraph is among the prose fragments (AC-pencil):
If ever you lost a friend - Master - You re-The fragment is published in NEQ XVIII (1955) 298. For another finished draft of the conclusion of the second paragraph, see Prose Fragment 34.