Title: Walt Whitman to Susan Stafford, 31 March 
Date: March 31, 1881
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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.03906
Contributors to digital file: Stefan Schoeberlein, Nima Najafi Kianfar, Eder Jaramillo, and Nicole Gray
Shall come down Saturday afternoon in the 4 o'clock train—to Kirkwood—
1. This post card bears the address: Mrs Susan M Stafford | (Glendale) | Kirkwood | Camden County | New Jersey. It is postmarked: Camden | Mar(?) | 31 | N.J. [back]
2. Since Whitman went to Glendale on Saturday, April 2, the year appears to be correct (Whitman's Commonplace Book, Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.). [back]