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Title: William C. Bryant to Walt Whitman, [16 October 1884]

Date: October 16, 1884

Editorial note: The annotation, "In the deepest," is in an unknown hand.

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Location: The Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Whitman Archive ID: loc.05562

Contributors to digital file: Alex Kinnaman, Stefan Schöberlein, Ian Faith, Kyle Barton, and Nicole Gray



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May God bless you & keep you!1

Your friend
Wm C. Bryant


Correspondent:
William C. Bryant (1830–1898), a lawyer and president of the Buffalo Historical Society, was responsible for placing the remains of Red Jacket and other Senecan chiefs in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Notes:

1. The bottom of this note has been torn away. On the back Whitman wrote and then crossed out a partial line: "In the deepest." [back]


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