Life & Letters

Correspondence

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Title: Walt Whitman to D. M. Zimmerman, 26 January 1881

Date: January 26, 1881

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 3:207. 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.04073

Contributors to digital file: Anthony Dreesen, Nima Najafi Kianfar, Stefan Schoeberlein, and Nicole Gray




431 Stevens Street
Camden
Jan: 26 '81

Thanks for the '81 ticket which has come safe to hand.1 I am not certain whether I sent the enclosed slip at the time—so send it now—


Walt Whitman


Notes:

1. D. M. Zimmerman, the secretary and treasurer of the Camden & Atlantic Railroad, sent the poet a railroad pass (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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