MANUSCRIPT: Jackson. Pencil. The envelope, postmarked 10 April 1883, is addressed by George Montague.
PUBLICATION: Poems (1955) 1074.
Enclosed were pressed flowers, said to be bluebells. It was written perhaps in an attempt to pick up a correspondence that seems to have lapsed since 1879 (see letter no. 602). A variant of this letter constitutes the final lines of poem no. 1500 (Poems, 1955, 1073-1074).