Emily Dickinson's Correspondences
Correspondence with Susan Dickinson

H B95

JL 393

OMC 165

probably summer 1873


graph paper

watermark/embossment: N, no symbol

18.5 x 12 cm.

multiple folds

AM CXV (1915) 37, in part; FF 235, in part. Paste marks. The allusions are to the passionate loves of Dante (Beatrice), Swift (Stella), and Mirabeau (Sophie de Ruffey). The closing quotation is from 1 John 4:10: ". . .not that we loved God, but that he loved us."

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