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Title: James M. Scovel to Walt Whitman, 15 October 1883

Date: October 15, 1883

Source: Transcribed from digital images or a microfilm reproduction of the original item. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: Trent Collection of Whitmaniana, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Whitman Archive ID: duk.00114

Contributors to digital file: Alicia Meyer, Stefan Schöberlein, Nima Najafi Kianfar, Nicole Gray, and Elizabeth Lorang



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JAMES M. SCOVEL,1
LAWYER,
NO. 112 ARCH STREET.
Camden, N.J.
Oct 15, 1883

Dear Walt

Wither has't thou fled?

Dawn on us "good Grey Poet" with the smiling light of thy countenance. [Dr Canera?] & [Dr Gassoway?] want to see you at 410 Chestnut St Philad.

Dr [Ridge?] gave the enclosed a' la Whitman to a friend of his who sends it to thee

Affcly Thine
J.M. Scovel


Notes:

1. This letter has been crossed out, and Whitman wrote several lines on the back labeled with the note "? Specimen Days." [back]


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