about February 1852
watermark/embossment: JFJ, J Prout / Stationer / Worcester, embossed
24.8 x 19.9 cm.
FF 177-181, in part. "Chuck" (?) is in margins, and there is a blot of ink where she writes "Dont see the blot." Johnson omits "would" in the first sentences: ". . .when the world and the cares of the world would. . ." and, though she has written "didn't," he records "did'nt." As he does with all these early letters, he conflates marginalia into a paragraph that he places after the signature. He also notes that the beautiful new friend was probably Henry Vaughan Emmons, with whom she had taken a ride (see L 72), and observes that "Henry Nash and Emeline Kellogg were married three years later" (see L 53).
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