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Title: Walt Whitman to Jeannette L. Gilder, 27 April [1881]

Date: April 27, 1881

Source: Transcribed from digital images or a microfilm reproduction of the original item. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

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.02208

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



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Camden
Wednesday noon
April 27

My dear Jeannie

Yours just rec'd here sent on from Boston—Yes, I will give you a page or more of Boston notes1—will send them on by mail to-morrow night—so you will get them Friday morning & be able to send me a proof Saturday afternoon & I will return Sunday night, so you will get it Monday morning—


Walt Whitman


Notes:

1. The "Boston notes" became the third installment of "How I Get Around at 60, and Take Notes," which appeared in The Critic on May 7 (see the letter from Whitman to Jeannette L. Gilder of December 31, 1880). Whitman was paid $15 for the article (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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