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
Kings County Lunatic Asylum,
Flatbush, L. I.,
Mch 22d 18670
Mr Walter Whitman
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.
announcing death of brother Jesse March 22, 1870
Jesse died March 21, 1870