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Title: Harper's Weekly to Walt Whitman, 26 February 1863

Date: February 26, 1863

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Location: Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Whitman Archive ID: loc.00856

Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Vanessa Steinroetter, Kathryn Kruger, Blake Bronson-Bartlett, and Heidi Bean



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The Editor of Harpers Weekly begs to return the enclosed verses to Mr. Walt Whitman with his compliments and many thanks.1


Harpers Weekly
Feb 26, 1863


Notes:

1. No record exists that enumerates which poems Whitman submitted to Harper's Weekly. Though he had published "Beat! Beat! Drums!" there in September 1861, he did not receive a personal reply to this submission. [back]


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