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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



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LAW OFFICES OF JAMES M. SCOVEL, 113 Arch Street, Camden, N.J.,
Feby 23, 1878

Walt Whitman Esq
My Dear "Old Boy"1


Notes:

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]


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