MANUSCRIPT: AC. Ink. This note probably enclosed a poem.
PUBLICATION: L (1894) 381; L (1931) 371.
Mrs. Tuckerman has sent ED half a bouquet that had been sent to her.
A first rough pencil draft of part of the letter survives(AC):
Accept my timid happiness - no Joy can be in vain but adds to some bright (sweet) [?] whose dwelling