Emily Dickinson's Correspondences
Correspondence with Susan Dickinson

H B65

JL 1028

OMC 253

early 1886

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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