poems sent from dickinson to higginson

Thomas Johnson's Note on Poem 1257

MANUSCRIPT: This poem (BPL Higg 22) was sent to T. W. Higginson about 1873. With it was enclosed either the card reading: 'Will you instruct me then no more?" (BPL Higg 92) or the card reading: "Could you teach me now?" (BPL Higg 92a).

PUBLICATION: New England Quarterly, V (1932), 219. It is also included in BM (1945), 327, with the notation: "Sent with leaves."

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