Election of Edward Dickinson as a member of the Whig Party to the United States Congress (1853-1855). Edward represented Massachusetts’ Tenth Congressional District.
Categories: Emily Dickinson's Life and Legacy
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1865, November 29
Birth of Martha Dickinson Bianchi, Emily Dickinson’s niece
1828, May 6
Marriage of Edward Dickinson and Emily Norcross, Emily Dickinson’s parents.
1886, 15 May
Death of Emily Dickinson
1855, February and March
Emily and Lavinia Dickinson visit Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia.
1866, 27 January
Death of Carlo, Emily Dickinson’s Newfoundland
“Carlo died – […] would you instruct me now?” (Dickinson, L454)
1829, 16 April
Birth of William Austin Dickinson, Emily Dickinson’s brother
1886, 19 May
Funeral for Emily Dickinson in Amherst, MA
Following the death of David Mack, the Dickinson family purchases and returns to the Homestead on Main Street. Edward Dickinson remodels the house and constructs a small conservatory for Emily and Lavinia.
The Dickinson family hires Margaret Maher as their primary domestic help. She would remain with the Dickinsons for thirty years.