Title: Walt Whitman to Ruth Stafford, 10 May 
Date: May 10, 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.04255
Contributors to digital file: Stefan Schoeberlein, Nima Najafi Kianfar, Eder Jaramillo, and Nicole Gray
Yours rec'd—All right—I will come down Friday afternoon in the 4½ train to Kirkwood—
1. This post card bears the address: Miss Ruth Anna Stafford | Kirkwood (Glendale) | New Jersey. [back]
2. May 10 fell on Tuesday in 1881, and Whitman went to Glendale on Friday, May 13 (Whitman's Commonplace Book, Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.). [back]