PUBLICATION: L (1894) 265-266; LL 279-280; L (1931) 243-244.
The bells given in memory of Frazar Stearns were hung on July fourth; commencement took place, 13 July. The Norcross girls were always guests of the Dickinsons, when they could attend commencement, as Fanny did this year. Loo, being unable, had nevertheless sent a box of candy, her "annual" gift, which this letter acknowledges. Eliza Coleman Dudley had died on 3 June; Loo was still in Milwaukee. "Marco Bozzaris," by Fitz-Greene Halleck, was a widely popular ballad, first published in 1825. The line reads: "They conquered - but Bozzaris fell."