MANUSCRIPT: Mather. Pencil.
PUBLICATION: Scribner's Magazine XCV (April 1934) 290.
On the outer fold, Mather wrote: "Miss E. Dickinson/Nov. 9th 1877." His first wife, Elizabeth Carmichael Mather, died, 28 October 1877. Evidently she had sent some lines by Lowell to him at the time of Mrs. Mather's death.
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