poems sent from dickinson to higginson

Thomas Johnson's Note on Poem 1390

MANUSCRIPT: Privately owned (Hallowell). Louisa, an infant daughter of T.W. Higginson, was born 26 January and died seven weeks later. These brief elegiac lines were incorporated in a letter written to Higginson presumably in late March or early April 1880.

PUBLICATION: Letters (ed. 1931 only), 315.

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