letters from dickinson to elizabeth holland

Thomas Johnson's Note on Letter 802

MANUSCRIPT: HCL (H 75). Pencil.


Mrs. Holland had sent photographs of her son Theodore, and her two sons-in-law. Ted, graduated from Yale in June 1882, was attending Columbia Law School. "Nothing is here for tears," relating to Samson's death, is from Milton's Samson Agonistes (line 1721).

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