letters from dickinson to theodore holland

Thomas Johnson's Note on Letter 921

MANUSCRIPT: HCL (H 88). Pencil.


The sketch which ED received must have been intended to amuse, for it is here acknowledged with mock formality. During the summer of 1884 the fate of General Gordon, sent to relieve the British garrison at Khartoum, was in doubt. Gordon's headquarters was in Dongola.

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