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Title: W. E. Worthen to Walt Whitman, 23 May 1864

Date: May 23, 1864

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

Whitman Archive ID: loc.00879

Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Vanessa Steinroetter, Luke Hollis, Heidi Bean, and Nicole Gray



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New York
May 23

Dear Sir

Enclosed find $20 which I have collected for yr Sanitary distribution. I hope I shall be able to send more from time to time.

I am yrs try
W. E. Worthen1

Address care of D. Appleton Ho.


Notes:

1. William E. Worthen was an engineer, evidently employed in the Croton Aqueduct Department, New York. Walt Whitman's reply to this letter is not known. [back]


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