Title: James M. Scovel to Walt Whitman, 23 February 1878
Date: February 23, 1878
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Location: The Thomas Biggs Harned Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1842–1937, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Whitman Archive ID: loc.05551
Contributors to digital file: Blake Bronson-Bartlett, Stefan Schöberlein, and Nicole Gray
LAW OFFICES OF JAMES M. SCOVEL, 113 Arch
Street, Camden, N.J.,
Feby 23, 1878
Walt Whitman Esq
My Dear "Old Boy"1
1. The rest of this letter has been cut away. Whitman repurposed this letter, writing on the back a series of notes, likely toward his lecture on the death of Abraham Lincoln. [back]