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Title: Walt Whitman to Mary Whitall Smith, 11 December [1883]

Date: December 11, 1883

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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.01338

Contributors to digital file: Alicia Meyer, Stefan Schöberlein, Kirsten Clawson, and Nicole Gray



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Camden
Dec 11

Dear friend

Your father's kind note & yours recd—Yes with pleasure—I'll be there by 6 Saturday, Evn'g,1


Walt Whitman


Notes:

1. Whitman was with the Smiths from December 15, Saturday, to December 17 (Whitman's Commonplace Book, Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.). [back]


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