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Correspondence

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Title: Walt Whitman to Peter Doyle, 16 June [1879]

Date: June 16, 1879

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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.01678

Contributors to digital file: Alicia Bones, Eder Jaramillo, Grace Thomas, Kevin McMullen, and Nicole Gray



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431 Stevens Street
Camden New Jersey1
June 162

Have just got back here—All right—have been in (& around) New York ever since I saw you that night—have had a good time—I send you a paper3—yours regularly rec'd—So long—


W W


Notes:

1. This post card bears the address: Pete Doyle | M Street South—bet 4½ & 6th | Washington | D C. It is postmarked: Camden | (?) | 17 | N.J. [back]

2. The year is confirmed by the reference to the post card in Whitman's Commonplace Book and by his recent New York trip (Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.). [back]

3. Whitman sent a copy of "Three Young Men's Deaths" (Whitman's Commonplace Book). [back]


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