letters from dickinson to frances and louise norcross

Thomas Johnson's Note on Letter 670

MANUSCRIPT: destroyed.

PUBLICATION: L (1894) 287; LL 327-328; L (1931) 260.

Maggie's brother died in September 1880. The "cup of water" quotation is from Matthew 10.42: "And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup of cold water in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall have in no wise lose his reward."

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