letters from dickinson to sarah tuckerman

Thomas Johnson's Note on Letter 627


PUBLICATION: Poems (1955) 1010-1011.

The conjecture that this may have been set as a New Year's greeting is supported by the fact that a similar greeting was sent in 1881, and that thereafter some sort of New Year's exchange seems to have been annual. ED raised jasmine in her conservatory.

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