My dear Susan -
It was good of you
printer,- as in this case.
You see, I fancied some
zealous student or
Brother as undertaking to
get thro' my Ms. off-hand,
in the presence of the
audience! The type itself
is rather indistinct, +
I will venture to ask
that if anybody does read
it, he may look it over
in advance. Will it do, I
How much there[?]
I do not know, + w'd like to know!
Norman writes from the Old Place that the
snow in the woods is four or five
feet deep, that he has a son + heir, +
that "Thekla"[?]has several grandchildren.
We are counting the days till the
We have had the "howling"
Papers of Susan Dickinson,
Box II, Series A,
"Howling month of daffodils." But
a robin chirped, without quite singing,
on an Elm branch yesterday.
God bless you for y'r service, +
With a greeting for
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