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Title: Walt Whitman to Eustace Conway, 22 February [1881]

Date: February 22, 1881

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Notes for this letter were derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller, 6 vols. (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977).

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

Whitman Archive ID: loc.01312

Contributors to digital file: Stefan Schoeberlein, Nima Najafi Kianfar, Eder Jaramillo, and Nicole Gray



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431 Stevens Street
Camden New Jersey
Feb: 22 '81

My dear Eustace Conway1

I am sorry I was out when you called—have been hoping you would come again—Are you going to stay in America? If so I shall be on the look out for you & trust you will the same for me—


Walt Whitman


Notes:

1. The uncle of Moncure D. Conway; see Autobiography: Memories and Experiences of Moncure Daniel Conway (Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1904), 1:38. According to a jotting in Whitman's Commonplace Book, Conway was associated with Bangs & Stetson in New York (Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.). [back]


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