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Erasures, Cuts & Ink-Overs

The following manuscripts contain mutilations noted in parentheses; erasures of names and words, sections of manuscript cut away, and passages inked over (by hands other than Emily's). 

"The Supper / was delicate"   (erasures, cut away)

"One Sister Have I in the House" (inked over)

"Dear Austin - / Father says he came down..."  (erasures, lined through) 

"I will write while they've gone to meeting" (erasures, lined through, cut)

"Dear Austin - / How much I miss you -" (erasures)

"Do you want to hear from me, / Austin -" (erasures)

"It's quite a comfort, Austin, to hear / that you're alive" (erasures)