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Title: E. Warner to Walt Whitman, 22 March 1870

Date: March 22, 1870

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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.01972

Contributors to digital file: Kenneth M. Price, Elizabeth Lorang, and Beverley Rilett



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see notes June 9 1888

Kings County Lunatic Asylum,
Flatbush, L. I.,

Mch 22d
18670

Mr Walter Whitman
Dear Sir

Your brother Jesse Whitman died very suddenly yesterday from the rupture of an Aneurism. As it is uncertain whether this reaches you or not we shall bury the body to-morrow.

Yours Respectfully
E Warner
Assist. Phys.

announcing death of brother Jesse March 22, 1870

Jesse died March 21, 1870

E. Warner


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