Emily Dickinson's Correspondences
Correspondence with Susan Dickinson

H B179

JL 294

OMC 103

Cambridge, September 1864

pencil, four pages

watermark/embossment: I, Paris, embossed

15.5 x 10 cm.

folded in rectangles

FF 231 and 266-267, excerpts only. Johnson notes that "Susan's friend Gertrude Vanderbilt was accidentally wounded by a gun shot on 20 March 1864. A daughter, Susan Gilbert Smith, was born 8 September 1864 to Susan's sister, Martha Gilbert Smith."

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