MANUSCRIPT: HCL (H 61). Pencil.
PUBLICATION: LH 145-146.
President Garfield, shot on 2 July, lingered through the summer and died, 19 September. On Howell's A Fearful Responsibility, which ED was finding not to her taste, see letter no. 714. The August issue of Scribner's Monthly, in which the Howells novel was concluded, also contained a poem by Holland: "To My Dog Blanco."
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