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Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886. Als to Cornelia Sweetser, , p. 1; includes poem "Blossoms will run away"
About summer 1883, in pencil, in a note to Cornelia ("Nellie") Sweetser, perhaps accompanying a gift of a cake and flowers (Rosenbach Museum and Library). The sentences preceding the poem, otherwise the entire message, quote Joshua 24:15.
Cornelia (Nellie) Peck Sweetser
Division 1 will | 2 reign | 3 Memory | 4 pink |
Whicher, This was a Poet (1939), 144, in the letter, which is transcribed line for line. Poems (1955), 1087; CP (1960), 654-55. Letters (1958), 785. (J1578)