letters from dickinson to elizabeth holland

Thomas Johnson's Note on Letter 729

MANUSCRIPT: missing.

PUBLICATION: L (1894) 183; L (1931) 176; LH 149.

Dr. Holland died of a heart attack, 12 October 1881. This letter was written immediately upon receipt of the telegram which notified the Dickinsons of his death. This and the three letters that follow were written to Mrs. Holland in quick succession before the end of the month.

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