Title: Walt Whitman to Peter Doyle, 26 February 
Date: February 26, 1878
Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1964), 3:109. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.
Location: The Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839-1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Whitman Archive ID: loc.04023
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Alicia Bones, Grace Thomas, Anthony Dreesen, and Kevin McMullen
Paper rec'd (as always—thanks)—Well as usual—nothing new—have been down in the country the last week—It is now noon & I am just going out & over the river—
1. The envelope for this letter bears the address: Pete Doyle | M Street South—bet 4½ & 6th | Washington | D C. It is postmarked: Camden | Feb | 26 | N.J. [back]
2. The year is confirmed by the allusion to the stay with the Staffords and by a reference to this communication in Whitman's Commonplace Book (Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.). [back]