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Title: Hannah L. Taylor to Walt Whitman, 10 December 1880

Date: December 10, 1880

Source: Transcribed from digital images or a microfilm reproduction of the original item. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

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

Whitman Archive ID: loc.05759

Contributors to digital file: Natalie O'Neal, Alex Kinnaman, and Nicole Gray



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12.10.80.1

Mr. Walt Whitman:
Respected Sir,

Your kindness was received and [I?] hopefully appreciated this evening.

Please accept my sincere thanks for your favor.

Very gratefully yours
Hannah L. Taylor

Cambridge, N.J.


Notes:

1. This letter was crossed out, pasted to another letter, and repurposed by Whitman. On the back he wrote part of a prose draft titled "Poetry in America—Shakspere—the Future." [back]


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