Title: Joseph M. Stoddart to Walt Whitman, 11 January 1882
Date: January 11, 1882
Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Whitman and Burroughs—Comrades, ed. Clara Barrus (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1931), 235. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Whitman Archive ID: loc.05098
Contributors to digital file: Stefan Schöberlein, Nima Najafi Kianfar, Kirsten Clawson, and Nicole Gray
Oscar Wilde has expressed his great desire to meet you socially. He will dine with me Saturday afternoon when I shall be most happy to have you join us. The bearer, Mr. Wanier, will explain at greater length any details which you may wish to know, and will be happy to bring me your acquiescence.