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Will Whitman and Emily Dickinson
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Will Whitman was born in West Hills, Huntington Township, Long Island, New York.
Will's family moved to Brooklyn.
Whitman Entered the work force as an office boy in James B. Clark and Son law office, Fulton Street, Brooklyn.
Whitman Became a Long Island school teacher
Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote a fomous letter to Whitman.
"Beat! Beat! Drums! was published
Whitman was suffering continued grief Painful poor health and depression.
Will Whitman died at the age of 72
Emily Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachutses
Emily begins school at Hamster Academy.
Emily meets Lenard Humphrey. he takes over as principal of Amherst Academy.
Emily goes less than a year into college
For the first and only time in her life, Dickinson travels outside the borders of her home state.
Dickinson starts making formal copies of her poems
Dickinson begins to voluntarily withdraw from social life, preferring to speak with visitors through a door rather than face to face.
The father of Emily dies
Dickinson makes the acquaintance of Massachusetts Supreme Court Judge Otis Phillips Lord.
Emily Dickinson dies.
Dickinson's sister, Lavinia, discovers hundreds of Emily's unpublished poems in her desk after her death.
Will spent summer with his grandparents in Long Island.
Will Worked for the Long Island Star, a Whig newspaper.
Will He was an editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle Newspaper.
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