pencil, two leaves
watermark/embossment: RCRD, 1881, embossed
20 x 13 cm.
folded in thirds
FF 242. Pinholes and paste marks. This and the following notes were written to thank Susan for her caretaking during Emily's final illness: H B128, H B101, and H L24.
Dickinson's reference to Horatio is to Shakepeare's Hamlet I.i.40-80, when Horatio, the play's survivor, hears rumors of wars and ill fortune.
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