1866 or later
ink, two leaves
watermark/embossment: Y, A Pirie & Sons / 1866
18.5 x 11.5 cm.
folded in thirds
SH 147. "X" in pencil on verso. "None see God and live" is something Sue writes that's in one of the scrapbooks or is in her journal at Brown. Handwriting is highly stylized calligraphy usually identified with a later period, but this certainly argues for Dickinson beginning this script earlier (compare with Franklin's Manuscripts Books).
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