poems sent from dickinson to mary bowles

Thomas Johnson's Note on Poem 227

MANUSCRIPT: Written in late December 1861, this poem (Bingham) was sent to Mrs. Samuel Bowles shortly after the birth on 19 December of their son, Charles Allen Bowles. It is headed by the title "Baby -."

PUBLICATION: Letters (ed. 1894), 196; (ed. 1931), 190; also LL (1924), 219.

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