Emily Dickinson's Correspondences
Correspondence with Susan Dickinson

H B141

JL 636

OMC 219

spring 1880

Bold pencil

watermark/embossment: T, Weston's Linen 1876

20 x 13 cm.

FF 247. Johnson says that Susan, "feeling nervously exhausted," left Amherst in spring 1880 for a rest. At the age of 50, she was the mother of three, the youngest, five-year-old Gib.

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