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Title: Walt Whitman to an Unidentified Correspondent, 28 March 1878

Date: March 28, 1878

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Ted Genoways (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2004), 7:52. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: The Thomas Biggs Harned Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1842–1937, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Whitman Archive ID: loc.04209

Contributors to digital file: Alicia Bones, Nima Najafi Kianfar, Eder Jaramillo, and Nicole Gray




Camden
Thursday afternoon
March 281

My dear friends

I am still grunting & unable to go out


Notes:

1. The recipients of this letter are unknown because there are no entries in the Daybooks and Notebooks for letters sent on this day, and there are no references to this letter in the known correspondence (Daybooks and Notebooks, ed. William White [New York: New York University Press, 1978]). [back]


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