letters between dickinson and jackson

Thomas Johnson's Note on Letter 601

MANUSCRIPT: HCL (Higginson). Pencil.

PUBLICATION: AM CXXXIX (June 1927) 801; L (1931) 318; Poems (1955) 992.

This may have been an Easter greeting and a reminder to Mrs. Jackson that ED has not recently heard from her. At the bottom of the sheet Mrs. Jackson wrote: "Wonderful twelve words! - H. J.," and evidently sent the message to Higginson, for it now rests among his papers. Mrs. Jackson wrote the following letter (HCL) to ED, dated Colorado Springs, 12 May 1879.

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