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Title: Walt Whitman to an Unidentified Correspondent, 5 September [1881]

Date: September 5, 1881

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Location: Manuscripts Department, Houghton Library, Harvard University

Whitman Archive ID: har.00037

Contributors to digital file: Kirsten Clawson, Stefan Schöberlein, Eder Jaramillo, and Nicole Gray



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Rand & Avery's
Monday noon Sept: 5 '81

My dear friend

Although it is abominable for me to back out entirely about the lunch, I believe I shall have to do so & absolutely give it up.


Walt Whitman

Is there any mail come for me to-day?


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