poems sent from dickinson to frances and louise norcross

Thomas Johnson's Note on Poem 164

No autograph copy of this poem is known. It is here reproduced from the transcript made by Mrs. Todd. IT is said to have been sent to the Norcross cousins on the death of their mother (the favorite sister of ED's mother), 17 April 1860.

PUBLICATION: BM (1945), 92. The text derives from the transcript made by Mrs. Todd.

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