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Title: Walt Whitman to Karl Knortz, 21 June 1883

Date: June 21, 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.03187

Contributors to digital file: Stefan Schoeberlein, Kirsten Clawson, Nima Najafi Kianfar, and Nicole Gray

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431 Stevens Street
Camden New Jersey1
June 21 '83

Thanks for the portrait, engraving. It is welcome. A copy of Dr B's book, in paper, goes to you same mail with this.

Walt Whitman


1. This letter is addressed: Dr Karl Knortz | Cor: Morris Avenue | & 155th Street | New York City. It is postmarked: Camden | Jun | 21 | 12 M | N.J.; R | 6-22-83 | 6-1 A | N.Y. [back]


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